When I feed the hungry, they call me a saint. When I ask why they have no food, they call me a Communist.

[Quando dou comida aos pobres chamam-me de santo. Quando pergunto por que eles são pobres chamam-me de comunista.]

Hélder Câmara (1909-1999) Brazilian Catholic Archbishop, social and political activist

On serving the poor in Brazil. In Abp. John R. Quinn, letter to the New York Times (31 Mar 1991)

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