‘Continually evangelized by the poor’

Family and friends carry the body of Carlos Martinez, a 23-year old farmworker who was shot to death Oct. 2, 2011, on the La Lempira Cooperative outside Tocoa, Honduras. CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey

You’ve seen his stories from Gaza, Libya, Honduras and Sudan. Paul Jeffrey has been writing and taking photographs of the world’s hot spots for Catholic News Service for years. But what many do not know is that he is also a United Methodist minister.

United Methodist TV has produced a stunning multimedia presentation with Jeffrey talking about how he is affected by his work. “The poor don’t have the luxury of giving up,” he says. Take a few moments to watch and listen here.

One Response

  1. Barb, thank you for sharing the story of Paul Jeffrey. I see it as a classic meditation on ministry with the Poor.
    Ever since our trip to Kenya, I have been a regular reader of CNS and I have learned so much. Thanks for what you are doing.
    Peace,
    Sr. Suzanne Brauer, O.P.

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