Aired 2009-10. Presented by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops They freely dedicated their lives to serve the least of their brothers and sisters. But then communism seized control of their countries, forcing them to work for the state. Interrupted Lives explores the experiences of Greek and Roman Catholic Sisters during the 40-year Soviet domination of Eastern and Central Europe. From the end of World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall, these “Sisters Survivors” endured imprisonment, exile to Siberia, forced farm and factory labor, deportation, seizure of their schools and hospitals and underground survival. Interviews offer a powerful testimony of faith, courage and endurance.
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