By a Staff Reporter
Hundreds of Greek girls, many of them refugees, are in a desperate plight for food, clothing and shelter, and an appeal for help has just reached the Catholic Women's League, through the Hon. Mrs. Woodruff in London, from Sister Helene Capart, of the Greek Catholic Sisters of Charity.
These nuns have two houses which, though poor and ill equipped. serve as homes for many of these girls who go out to work. In this way the nuns are able to protect them against the countless dangers, moral and physical, to which they are exposed.
Sister Helene is a remarkable personality. A Belgian by birth, and the daughter of the famous Belgian archaeologist, Professor Capart. she was brought up as a Latin Catholic, but after living in Greece, became a Greek subject and joined the Greek Catholic Sisters of Charity.
During the war, she worked for the relief of those in prisons and concentration camps and through the influence of her lifelong friend. Princess Marie Jose of the Belgians. was able to obtain many concessions for them.
She continued her work even after the Germans occupied Greece and was finally arrested and con
demned to death. The Germ as were so baffled by her calmness and resignation under arrest that they released her.