N.Y. Catholic Charities office to offer free needles to drug addicts

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(RNS) Catholic Charities of Albany, N.Y., has launched a new program to provide free syringes to intravenous drug users, an unusual move for a church that preaches abstinence for overcoming drug addiction and stanching the spread of HIV/AIDS. After five years of studying the program, “Project Safe Point” began in two urban locations on Monday […]

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