Born in Brussels in 1908, Sister Emmanuelle chose to live in a slum in Egypt when she reached retirement age, among the rag merchants of Cairo. After becoming Egyptian, the woman they called the ‘Saint of Cairo’ died in France in… Read more 2008.
Father Joseph knew what poverty was; he was born into a poor family in Angers. In 1957, he worked in a slum in Noisy-le-Grand, near Paris. He created the association “Aide à Toute Détresse – Quart Monde”. Joseph Wresinski died in 1988.
In 1980, a Polish priest, Father Popieluszko, supported the workers of his country when they rebelled against the Communist government. Four years later, the government reacted by having him assassinated by the police.
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