Human Dignity Stories

Catholic Hospital Serving the Common Good


Sr. Xavaria, is a force to be reckoned with! an astute Franciscan sister with a bubbly personality and an infectious laugh. She is Matron of one of the largest hospitals in North Western Cameroon. Under her leadership, the team of Franciscan sisters and committed staff have provided quality health care at an affordable cost for..


One Woman’s Story


I am a Zambian girl by nationality and am in my late teens. I was trafficked from Zambia into the UK in early January 2007. I managed to escape from my trafficker around the end of February. I hated myself, the whole world and everyone in it. I thought I had nothing to live for..


Welcoming Asylum Seekers


“There are always too many of them. ‘Them’ are the fellows of whom there should be fewer – or better still none at all. And there are never enough of us. ‘Us’ are the folks of whom there should be more” (Zygmunt Bauman, Wasted Lives). ‘I was a stranger and you welcomed me.’ (Jesus in..