Brother Paul

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.

Hilmar Hoffmann

Hilmar Hoffmann, the longtime city councillor and head of cultural affairs in Frankfurt (1970 and 1990) and president of Germany’s Goethe-Institut (1993 to 2001), stands in his garden in Frankfurt, July 10. Hoffmann, who among many other things promoted independent cultural groups and initiated the Frankfurt museum embankment, will turn 90 in August.