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May 13, 2021
On May 13, the Saint Francis Leprosy Guild celebrates the birth of their founder, Kate Marsden, born in north London on this day in 1859. As a young woman, Marsden was inspired by stories of Father Damien Molokai, later recognised as a Saint for his work among lepers in Hawaii. Marsden became a nurse, working
March 04, 2021
Leprosy is on the verge of extinction, but because of the pandemic sufferers of the disease face more discrimination than ever, says Ferdie Rous
February 12, 2015
Sixth Sunday of the Year: Lev 13:1-2 & 44-46; 1 Cor 10:31 – 11:1; Mk 1: 40-45 (year b)
December 11, 2013
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
December 10, 2013
People with leprosy live there in the worst conditions imaginable, pushed to the fringes of society
February 25, 2011
Fr John Lee Tae-soek was once so scared of lepers that he hid from them, but he became their champion