Father Carlos Trovarelli Visit to Van Mon

On his recent trip to Vietnam, Father Carlos Trovarelli, the Minister General, had the opportunity to visit the Friars who minister in Van Mon in the north of Vietnam. The Friars there are involved in the care of lepers, the elderly, and special needs children.
Van Mon has a stable Franciscan presence with a permanent friary and a place where medical professionals can come to study the disease under the supervision of experienced doctors.