“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”
–Dom Hélder Câmara, Archbishop of Olinda and Recife
Quote Number: 1025
Source: Dear, John. Peace Behind Bars : A Peacemaking Priest’s Journal from Jail. Sheed & Ward: Franklin, Wisconsin. 1999. Pg 65.
Source Notes: I did not translate this quote, however the quote translates accurately in Google Translate.