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Argentina Rape Victim Stunned by Phone Call From Pope
newsmaxworld.com ^ | 08/29/2013 | Joel Himelfarb

Posted on 08/29/2013 8:47:17 PM PDT by massmike

Alejandra Pereyra, 44, said she felt she had been “touched by the hand of God” after receiving the phone call from Pope Francis.

Pereyra wrote to the Pope, who was archbishop of Buenos Aires before being elected pontiff in March, about 10 days ago. She said that after she had been raped by a policeman, Argentinean authorities tried to suppress her complaint and that the perpetrator had received a promotion.

She was amazed to hear from the 76-year-old Pope personally when he called her on Sunday using a landline from the Vatican.

They talked for approximately 30 minutes, during which time they discussed issues of “faith and trust,” according to the London Daily Telegraph.

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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events
KEYWORDS: popefrancis

1 posted on 08/29/2013 8:47:17 PM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike

This is a Pope!


2 posted on 08/29/2013 8:52:35 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

I love this story!


3 posted on 08/29/2013 9:12:04 PM PDT by Bobalu (Bobo the Wonder Marxist leads Operation Rodeo Clown against Syria)
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To: Beowulf9
This is a Pope!

This lifelong atheist concurs. He seems to be a man who walks the walk.

4 posted on 08/29/2013 9:26:31 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Standing Wolf

Yes, it’s not about what comes after. It’s about what is now.


5 posted on 08/29/2013 9:43:08 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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