SOUTH VIET NAM: Helping Hand

Father Jacques Cua, shepherd of the third largest Roman Catholic flock in South Viet Nam, was a man who worked wonders. In his crowded parish in Giadinh, just outside Saigon, the happily smiling, moonfaced little priest was always helping someone. If a Christian family wanted to find a good husband for a daughter, Father Jacques took care of it. If a parishioner needed a job, Father Jacques found him one. When the parish needed a new church, Father Jacques himself scrounged the bricks, helped to build it. He provided his people with free movies, medicine, scholarships, as well as...

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