NEWS FEATURE: “City of Joy”priest continues quiet work among the poor

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c. 1996 Religion News Service CALCUTTA, India (RNS)-In his classic 1985 work,”City of Joy,”author Dominique Lapierre profiled Polish priest Stephan Kovalski, who set out to live among the poorest of Calcutta’s poor. But Kovalski’s real identity is the Rev. Francis Laborde, who, more than 30 years after he eschewed the comforts of the West to […]

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