Who is the Real Saint Anthony?

There is a tendency nowadays to depict saints as people who 
bypass the realities of life and somehow attain sanctity with 
little effort. Here we have two pictures of Saint Anthony of Padua. The first is a fresco in the … Continue reading

Reflections on a Café

For a long time, a very long time, I have wanted to convey an impression about the development of Brazil. “Development” is a term I use here in a sense only remotely related to what is usually understood by that … Continue reading