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Vatican Offers Convent in Haifa As Winter Shelter for Jewish Immigrant Children

Msgr. Antonio Vegani, the Vatican’s representative in Israel, today placed at the disposal of the Israel authorities one of the largest convents in the Haifa district for the use of 200 immigrant children.

The convent was made available to the children for the next four months so as to spare them the hardships of living in makeshift tents during the winter, rainy season, Jewish techers and nurses will assume supervision of the children in the conent.