Monday, May 27, 2013

Pontiff helped addict recover

Pope Francis aided young man in struggle against drugs
A recovering drug helps out at a drug rehabilitation centre in Guaratingueta, Brazil. CNS photo / Rickey Rogers, Reuters.
According to an Argentine priest, Pope Francis when he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires helped save a young mailman from the abyss of drug addiction and became his spiritual father. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Other stories recently posted to the web include the following:
A different perspective on a new book is now on display at Regent College. Friedrich G. Peter's new art exhibition mixes painting with computer graphics to create a new series based on Gospel narratives. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

The Vatican has been quick to embrace the social networks but the Edmonton diocese has been cautious. It is on Facebook and Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton has a blog. Soon a Twitter account may be opened. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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