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Paul Verryn: Holy man helping the poor and persecuted

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  • South African bishop has been working to help poor for over two decades
  • Campaigned to bring an end of apartheid regime
  • Has opened his home as well as church to refugees from Zimbabwe
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(CNN) -- The South African bishop is a hero to the poor and persecuted and is no stranger to controversy. African Voices meets the holy man who for over two decades has been providing a refuge for people in need, most recently thousands of Zimbabweans fleeing the Mugabe regime.

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