Paulus Terwitte, or Bruder Paulus (Brother Paul), a Capuchin monk and guardian of the Liebfrauen monastery, stands in the monastery’s yard right in the center of Frankfurt, July 22, where the Capuchins and a number of volunteers run the ‘Franziskustreff’, providing daily breakfast for the homeless.
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The sun shines behind a metal figure dipicting Saint Hildegard of Bingen on the roof ridge of the Disibodenberg museum on the former site of a monastery in the Palatinate Forest near Bad Kreuznach, some 100 kms (60 mls) west of Frankfurt, Sep.6. Taken through the leaves of a chestnut tree. Hildegard of Bingen, a Benedictine abbess and visionary, lived here in the 12th century. She probably was the most famous woman in Germany in the middle ages.