Thursday, August 20, 2009

Pope Benedict fulfills dream of armless young Sri Lankan

Pope Benedict meets with Rajiv Janine

.- Rajiv Janine is an 18 year-old Sri Lankan who was left without his arms after a train accident. On Wednesday he fulfilled his dream of meeting Pope Benedict XVI and receiving his blessing after yesterday's general audience.

Rajiv told the Holy Father his story and asked for a special blessing for his brother, who will soon be ordained to the priesthood, and for his sister who is a nun in the Philippines. His older sister who helps take care of him was also present at the audience...

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