Lima, Peru, August 15, 2004 / 10:00 pm America / Denver (CNA).
Bishop Miguel Irizar, of Callao, Peru, visited prisoners from the Miguel Castro Castro maximum security prison, who donated four tons of food, equivalent to four days of meals for the installation, to be distributed to the victims of the cold that plagues the south of the country. Peru. region.
The donation coincided with the “Protecting the South” campaign, organized by the Diocese of Callao, local governments and supermarkets.
The inmates’ donation includes products such as rice, beans and sugar, among others.
Bishop Irizar spent a few moments with the prisoners, encouraging them not to lose hope and thanking the gesture that was an example for everyone. “No one should feel left out of giving those who suffer a hand,” he said.