The right of asylum is an ancient concept in which people oppressed by their own country can find protection in another country. Following the Second World War, nations were faced with millions of refugees and they rushed to address the crisis. The United...
Since moving to the borderlands of the Mexican frontier last year, I have been amazed at what the migrants are willing to go through in seeking a better life for themselves and for their children. The causes for migration are numerous: in many areas gangs and cartels...
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This is the personal website of Jim McIntosh, OFM — currently working with migrants in El Paso, Texas.
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What is a "Mendicant"?
What does the Latin phrase "Habitus non facit monachum" mean in English?
The habit does not make the monk. In other words, just putting on a habit does not make one a monk or, in my case, a friar.