Storytelling breaks stereotypes about criminals

Storytelling breaks stereotypes about criminals

At the age of 49, Father Babychan Arackathara has heard it all. His work as a Catholic chaplain in some of South Africa’s notorious prisons, mostly in the Western Cape, has opened his eyes to the plight of those who he says have stories of abuse, abandonment and...
The power of story at church – and beyond

The power of story at church – and beyond

“… the experience of hearing each other’s autobiographies was the most magical and transforming experience. For myths explode and stereotypes shatter. Humanity shines through. Mercy and compassion are born along the desire to reach out and accommodate.” This...