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franciscan - January 2003

© The Society of Saint Francis, 2002


Minister's Letter: Brother Samuel, Minister Provincial of the European Province First Order Brothers.
Community Routes

Theme Prayer




Asylum seekers, refugees, displaced persons - inevitably strangers in the land where they seek a haven from the trauma or difficulties that have caused them to leave their home land. 


This issue of franciscan tells a little of the stories of some who have come to these shores, offers some theological perspectives on welcoming the stranger, and describes something of the legal processes they encounter here.


Dangerous Memory, by Sister Ann Horgan, Sister of Charity
A Twist in the Tale, by The Reverend Roger Greeves
The Immigration and Asylum Act (2002), by Professor Nicholas Sagovsky                                   

Asghar's Story
Befriending the Refugee


Book Reviews


A Sense of the Divine - Austin SSF, Nicholas Alan SSF, and Tristam SSF (Editors)

Eve's Pilgrimage - Tina Beattie

God - Thoughts in an Age of Uncertainty - James M. Byrne

Harvest for the World A worship anthology on sharing the work of creation - Geoffrey Duncan

The Geste of the Great King - Laurent Gallant OFM and Andre Cirino OFM

One Foot in Heaven - Michael Hare Duke

Women in Christianity - Hans Küng

Inspiration - David Law
Priesthood and Society (2nd Edition) - Kenneth Mason

Information Technology and Cyberspace Extra-connected Living - David Pullinger

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