Admired by many as a prophet, denounced by others as a radical, Dom Helder Càmara steadfastly spoke out and worked for the rights and dignity of the poor. On August 5, 1973, thirty-eight Brazilian bishops and two cardinals gathered for the installation of Brazil’s newest archbishop. As they processed into the cathedral, the Master of […]
Dorothy Day was a diminutive figure, but a dominant force for justice and peace in the Church and American society. Her life was rooted in the prophetic call of the Gospel. “Whatever I had read as a child about the saints had thrilled me. I could see the nobility of giving one’s life for the […]
Faith is simply “confidence in God.” Jesus reminds us that the quality of our living depends on the depth of our faith.