A Vancouver refugee family from Gaza is working to bring family members to Canada. Amal Khames is a Muslim who worked in Gaza with the Missionaries of Charity. The sisters in Vancouver are trying to connect the family to local resources. (Photos submitted)

Muslim family who worked in Gaza with Mother Teresa’s sisters now long for safety in Canada

By James Risdon Amal Khames illustrates the complex religious and cultural reality of the war-torn Holy Land. A Muslim woman, she worked with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity in the Gaza Strip. Now, she is trying to rebuild her life in Port Coquitlam while helping her sisters, who remain stranded in Egypt after fleeing the...

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