producer: Stefania Milan

Father Placido Cortese: The Courage of Silence

June 4, 2013

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Father Placido Cortese was an unexpected hero in Italy during World War II. He could have chosen a simpler ministry of praying safely behind the walls of his church, remaining oblivious to the rising Nazi regime. Had he done this, his name would not be remembered today and the hundreds of men and [...]

Father Clemente Vismara: One Life is Not Enough

June 18, 2008

Dove Approved for All Ages

It is not often that someone sacrifices every comfort for the sake of devoted service to the less fortunate, but that is exactly what Father Clemente Vismara chose to do with his life. A 20th-century Catholic missionary to what was formerly Burma but is now Myanmar, Father Vismara set out to share [...]