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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Alcoholism Training in Tanzania

For those of you who are not aware of it, the Orthodox Church has been growing like wildfire in Tanzania.  The Bishop of Mwanza, Metropolitan Hieronymos, is native of Kenya who converted some years back and was assigned not too long ago to the Tanzania.  Under his care, the Church there is growing by leaps and bounds.

In putting up dozens of new churches each year, the Diocese is now responsible for all the social ills that their parishioners face on a daily basis.  This includes alcoholism.  The preferred drink there is banana liquor (yes, I didn't think you could make bananas into booze either, but they figured out a way).

My friend, Floyd Frantz, took a break from his missionary work in Romania to start training priests in Tanzania.  Here's his story:

If you are interested in supporting addiction training, please consider helping Floyd out.

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