The Women’s World Day of Prayer focus country in 2013 will be France.
ZeBible, the alternative experience – Web 2.0 development;
the two Bible exhibitions under the title The Bible, Heritage of Humanity;
and The Bible in Prison: Releasing Hope and Understanding the Word.
The three articles that follow relate to the French Bible Society’s project The Bible in Prison: Releasing Hope and Understanding the Word.
Two prison chaplains, one Protestant and the other Catholic, talk about life in prison and about how the Bible can help prisoners. Vincent Leclair, the Catholic Chaplain General for prisons, shares the testimonies of three prisoners whose lives were transformed by reading the Bible. He also talks about the potential impact of a Bible-based booklet aimed at prisoners. Finally, Pastor Patrice Rolin talks about his experiences of leading Bible study sessions in prison and reflects on various themes which can be tackled.