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Going out into Multiple Deserts: The Pioneering Missionary Life and Practice of Charles de Foucauld, Dorothy Day and Madeleine Delbrêl

In light of the news that he’s due to be raised to the altars, it’s worth looking again at de Foucauld’s life and ministry. Christopher Lamb has adeptly summarised de Foucauld’s life story, and the lessons he can provide for inter-religious dialogue. An intriguing aspect of de Foucauld’s legacy – and one, in my view, that bears closer examination – is his influence on the two outstanding ‘social catholics’ of the twentieth century – Dorothy Day and Madeleine Delbrêl.

Source: The Tablet

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