Drug addiction

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'Safe injection site' denounced as false solution to Philadelphia drug problem

Nov 3, 2019

A proposal to create a supervised injection site in Philadelphia has drawn criticism from the local archbishop and others who... Read more

This man spent a week on the street with his homeless son

Jun 11, 2018

By Perry West

As the parents of a homeless son struggling with a drug addiction, Frank and his wife Deloris have done everything... Read more

 A Vatican tapestry of Louis and Zelie Martin, who were canonized on Oct. 18, 2015 in St. Peter's Square.

St. Therese of Lisieux's parents inspired this drug rehab project

Dec 20, 2017

A project to end the drug scourge in Uruguay has drawn inspiration from the parents of the “Little Flower” Saint... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, April 13, 2016.

Drugs a 'new form of slavery', Pope Francis says

Nov 25, 2016

By Elise Harris

Drug addiction is a contemporary form of slavery, Pope Francis lamented Thursday, emphasizing that a rehabilitation which restores victims' joy... Read more