Watch this if you need a boost today: Madagascans give the Pope, and a local hero, a memorable welcome…

Posted September 8, 2019 4:46 pm by Editor

Watch this if you need a boost today: Madagascans give the Pope, and a local hero, a memorable welcome…

Thirty years ago, an Argentine-Slovenian Vincentian missionary was unable to remain indifferent to the misery of thousands of homeless people in the capital of Madagascar. As he encountered the city’s poor living in squalor on the streets or in garbage dumps in Antananarivo, Vincentian Father Pedro Opeka befriended them and founded Akamasoa (literally “good friends”)…

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