Italy: Angel Bipendu wins “Caravella” award

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The nun, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, was awarded the prize for her commitment to migrant rescue operations in Lampedusa, which saved the lives of 47,282 migrants of African origin, reports Vatican Radio. She was awarded the prize at the 15th edition of the Mediterranean Journalists Festival in Otranto, Italy, which closed on Saturday 9 September.

From 2016 to 2019, explains the media, Sister Angel Bipendu worked on the Italian island of Lampedusa, renowned for welcoming migrants of African origin. For more than two years, she took part in rescue operations that saved the lives . . .

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