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A day in the life of Friar Benno.

This content was published on October 3, 2008 - 10:06

50 years ago the first group of Franciscan friars came to live on the Werd island in Stein am Rhein in northeastern Switzerland. As in the past, the friars go out on the streets, bringing hope to drug addicts and homeless people. (swissinfo, Michele Andina)

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