Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI
Headline: AFRICA/BENIN – “Too much alcohol among young people” denounce the Bishops
Cotonou – “The Bishops’ Conference of Benin is concerned about the excessive consumption of alcohol by a large segment of the youth in our Country” said His Exc. Mgr. Eugène Cyrille Houndékon, Bishop of Abomey and Vice President of the Bishops’ Conference of Benin, in the press conference announced at the end of the Plenary Assembly of Bishops held from 7 to 10 January”. “By doing this only to please one’s friends or to satisfy an ephemeral pleasure, many young people are destroying their health and compromising their future”, underlined Archbishop Houndékon.