Foreign News: The Sting of Conscience

Danilo Dolci is a Christian with deceptively simple ideas about living his faith. Last winter, noticing the bad condition of the roads near the town of Partinico and the great numbers of unemployed in the town itself Dolci decided to kill two bad birds with one stone. He gathered together some 200 of the unemployed fishermen and farmhands and went to work on the roads. They would work without pay, he said, in the hope that the government would later reward them. When cops objected to this unauthorized labor, Danilo Dolci refused to stop and was clapped into jail. Last week...