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Why are so many priests alcoholics?

Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith The downfall of many clerics (PA) The story about the continuing misfortunes of Paul Gascoigne are more than the usual article about a “troubled” celebrity, or a star fallen on hard times, with which our culture is so obsessed. Rather it is a reminder of the grief caused by alcoholism. Mr Gascoigne […]

Robin Williams on Alcoholics

Robin Williams

Oscar winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has been found dead at his home in California after apparently killing himself at the age of 63. The star of Good Will Hunting, Good Morning Vietnam and Mrs Doubtfire, who battled depression and an addiction to drugs and alcohol for decades, was found dead in his San […]