"Adopt-a-Father" Program Seeks Sponsors

MILAN, Italy, MAR. 27, 2001 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II on March 18 publicly endorsed a project that helps sponsors “adopt” the father of a poor family in the Third World.

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Under the program, a sponsor can support a father for 50,000 lire (about $25) a week — an average weekly wage in many Third World locales.

A sponsor who decides to adopt a father for 10 consecutive weeks could also receive a report from a missionary on the work that the “adopted dad” is doing.

For more information, contact the Committee of Catholics United for a Civilization of Love (Comitato di Collegamento di Cattolici per una Civiltà dell´Amore) at Via Mosè Bianchi 94, 20149 Milan, Italy.

Telephone: 0039-2-
Fax: 0039-2-
e-mail: microproject@microproject.org

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