Pakistan: Veteran Mill Hill Missionary Preparing to Bow Out
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Pakistan: Veteran Mill Hill Missionary Preparing to Bow Out

The harvest is brought in. I was ordained a priest 56 years ago in Bolzano. After ordination I was sent on mission to Pakistan. The journey alone took two weeks – in contrast to air travel today: only one day. The arrival in the diocese was a culture shock: first the language, the poverty of…

‘Faith in Jesus is Rare, very Rare’ – the Case of Alfred Delp SJ
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‘Faith in Jesus is Rare, very Rare’ – the Case of Alfred Delp SJ

Ruth Burrows is a Carmelite sister, a follower of Teresa of Avila, who lives in their convent in Quidenham, in Norfolk. She had written that ‘faith in Jesus is very, very rare’, by which I took her to mean not so much the intellectual assent to a God and to Jesus as the Son of…

After 53 Years Fr. Adolf Pöll MHM Bids Farewell to Kenya
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After 53 Years Fr. Adolf Pöll MHM Bids Farewell to Kenya

On Tuesday, May 25, the humble father flew back to Italy after spending almost his entire life on missionary work in Kenya.  Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, Malindi wished him well in a statement released before his departure. The commission stated that “Fr Adolf, 80, packed all his personal belongings acquired during his more than…