«Adesso noi preti non possiamo più accarezzare un bambino senza essere sospettati, insultati. È un fatto grave, gravissimo che cancella secoli di impegno di un clero in trincea che ha sopportato tutto per stare con la gente, per difendere i piccoli».
This year, the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers) celebrate 150 years of their foundation. The society was founded in Algeria on the 19th October, 1868, by Cardinal Charles Lavigerie and it focuses on evangelism and education in the African continent.
Jean Vanier turned ninety this week. To commemorate the occasion he released a YouTube video laying out his “ten rules for life to become more human” by sharing his thoughts on life and on growing older. He speaks about success, vulnerability, listening, fear and love.