Cyril Axelrod is a Redemptorist priest who was born deaf and was diagnosed with progressive blindness in his forties. He was one of the first deaf persons in the world to train to become a Catholic priest. He has travelled the world empowering deaf people and speaks many languages using sign. He also spent extensive time working deaf people in apartheid in South Africa. He currently lives in London and helps the deaf population in the Camden Town area.

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08 April 2008
Many years before I became totally blind, I used to love going for a long walk in the countryside and watching the...
07 April 2008
Being born deaf with good sight, I was very young in the 1950s. My kind-hearted Jewish father used to take me with him...