Slovenia Nominates Missionary Opeka for Nobel Peace Prize

Ljubljana, 1 February - The only thing Slovenian politicians and religious leaders seem to agree these days is the nomination of Slovenian missionary Pedro Opeka for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. Opeka, referred to as missionary of the garbage people, has dedicated his life to helping the people living in rubbish dumps of Madagascar's capital Antananarivo.

Slovenia nominates missionary Pedro Opeka for Nobel Peace Prize.
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