Hidden in Sight: Preachers in Rio Rescue Souls of Addicts

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  • Lines of the Helpless
  • Distributing Food
  • Former Addicts Help Current Addicts
  • Brazil No. 1 Consumer of Crack Cocaine
  • Addicts Lay on the Ground
  • Prayers for the Addicted
  • Tackling Spiritual Issues
  • Two-Thirds Relapse
  • Brazil Preachers Look to Save Drug Addicts
  • Preparation

Former Addicts Help Current Addicts

Pastor Ricardo and his team of street preachers offer the addicts a makeshift shelter next to his Love of God church. In the photo, a man lights his crack pipe. Some of the preachers helping, including Ricardo, used to be addicts as well.  (Photo: AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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