One New York woman was denied entry into a Catholic convent this month because she owed $18,000 in student loans.
A 28-year-old Broadway fashion designer, Alida Taylor, was told she needed to pay her debt first because nuns aren’t paid a salary or a stipend and they don’t work second jobs.
Taylor had originally planned on paying her student loans off slowly over the next 10 years, but now she wanted to follow her religious calling, which meant she would have to pay them off sooner.
She started a GoFundMe campaign with the hopes of earning enough money to pay her debts before the convents September deadline this year.
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