It cares not only for waifs and strays, but for cripples and delicate children.
The cult of the saint, who came to be regarded as the special patron of lepers, beggars and cripples, spread very extensively over Europe, especially in.
As the conquerors swept away the Roman fiscal system, which the Visigoths had retained, and replaced it by a poll tax (which was not levied on old men, women, children, cripples or the very poor) and a land tax, the gain to the downtrodden serfs of the fisc was immense.
napalm bombing and cripples were common sights.
Most of these, however, are deformities-vegetable cripples, so to speak.