Religion: Ngozi & Silas Agbim: Finding Sanctity in All Tasks

Although he shares the same first name and is also associated with Opus Dei, Silas Agbim couldn't be more different from the fanatical albino monk who goes on an international murder spree in the book The Da Vinci Code. Agbim is a slight, unassuming Nigerian immigrant in his 60s who lives quietly in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his wife Ngozi. But as the release of The Da Vinci Code film version approaches, the Agbims, who have been supernumeraries--members of Opus Dei who live outside its residences--for almost 30 years, have been speaking out about their experiences in the organization. Silas (the real...

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