Rebel with a Cause: Father Damien on Molokai

On 11 October 2009, the Flemish missionary, known as Father Damien, was declared a saint for his extraordinary service in caring for the lepers on the Hawaiian island of Molokai in the 19th Century.


Rebel with a Cause. Father Damien on Molokai

Father Damien de Veuster (1840-1889) is known throughout the world as ‘the leper priest of Molokai'. In Washington D.C., his statue stands in the Capitol as the symbol of the State of Hawaii — the only non-American in the gallery. This make...

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