Dennis Gruending Photo
Although he had just had eye surgery, Father Gustavo Gutiérrez accepted an honorary doctorate from Saint Paul University on Nov. 7. He is surrounded by, from left: Jean-Marc Barrette, vice-rector (academic and research), Archbishop Terrence Prendergast from the Archdiocese of Ottawa, and Rector Chantal Beauvais.
Every day in northern Brazil, 12 long trains filled with minerals leave the largest iron ore mine in the world. Estimates put the worth of each train’s cargo at tens of millions of dollars, while the dilapidated houses on the side of the tracks are home to families who somehow survive on $1 a day.