Rome, Italy, Aug 28, 2013 / 11:14 am
A 44-year-old woman from Argentina said that after writing a letter to Pope Francis telling him that she had been raped by a local police officer, the Pope called her to tell her, "You are not alone."
"The Pope told me he receives thousands of letters each day, but that what I wrote moved him and touched his heart," the woman said in an interview with the National University of Cordoba's Canal 10 TV station.
"When I heard the Pope's voice, it was like feeling the hand of God," she said.
The woman explained that in her letter, she asked the Holy Father for help and explained that she had been raped on two occasions by a police officer, who later threatened her.