Dr. Mario Ottoboni | Brazil

Dr. Mario Ottoboni | Brazil

A Tribute to the Father of the APAC Prison Methodology By Dan Van Ness We’re saddened by the recent death of Dr. Mario Ottoboni, who made significant contributions in the area of restorative justice through the creation of the APAC Methodology. Dr. Ottoboni was...
DAN | USA

DAN | USA

There are few others whose life and service have had a greater impact on Prison Fellowship International and subsequently, thousands of prisoners, ex-prisoners, victims and their families than Daniel Van Ness. Dan served with Prison Fellowship International for more...
DEO | Rwanda

DEO | Rwanda

“I Was Totally Healed” Prison was the last place Pastor Déo Gashagaza wanted to visit. Behind its walls roamed those responsible for the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, those responsible for killing his 45 Tutsi family members, those who still wanted to kill him. “I heard...
ELINA | Rwanda

ELINA | Rwanda

“I Decided to Forgive”  Elina is a survivor. She escaped death during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994, but many of her family members did not. The emotional pain was so great that prison was the last place she wanted to visit—she couldn’t envision herself in the presence...