Sunrays Center

itIn Rome, there are about 7,000 people and less than 1,000 of them find shelter in the homeless shelters managed by the city and various volunteer associations. Besides foreigners, there is an increasing number of Italians...

Sr Viera: A Life among the Inmates

1previewHer name is Sister Viera and she is a Franciscan Sister of the Poor. I met her in Frascati. With simplicity and candor, she was interviewed in the Italian publication “Controluce.”  Sister Viera talks about her life experiences...

Raising Hope at Parcelles Assainies

altTwenty two years ago, the late Cardinal Thiandoum asked the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor to come to Senegal to serve the people of Mary Immaculate Parish...

Gifts from God! Caring for Children in Brazil

“History is essential in the life of all people. Through history the presence of God is also revealed -- in the life of the Church and in the life of each person.”...

Women Helping Women

The International Ogranization for Migrations estimates that about one million human beings are victims of trafficking every year – 500,000 of them in Europe...

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