Archive for tag: Jean Vanier

Archive pour tag : Jean Vanier

Single, married and even nuns, Jean Vanier abused at least 25 adult women over six decades even while he founded the international movements of L’Arche and Faith and Light, and inspired millions of Catholics around the world with his insight into the Christian life.
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Posted: Feb. 1, 2023 • Permanent link:
Categories: Catholic RegisterIn this article: abuse, Jean Vanier, L'Arche
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Catégorie : Catholic RegisterDans cet article : abuse, Jean Vanier, L'Arche

The Templeton Foundation has just announced from London that it has awarded the 2015 Templeton Prize to Jean Vanier, for his innovative discovery of the central role of vulnerable people in the creation of a more just, inclusive and humane society. The Templeton Prize, which has previously been awarded to Mother Teresa, Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama and others, is one of the most prestigious honours in the world, and is valued at close to 1.7 million USD.

According to Jean Vanier, this prize honours primarily the most vulnerable among us, often marginalized in our societies, and to whom he attributes his discovery. It is these people who revealed to him that any person who has been previously rejected, when welcomed, becomes a source of dialogue, of healing, of unity and of peace for our societies and our religions.
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Posted: Mar. 11, 2015 • Permanent link:
Categories: NewsIn this article: Jean Vanier, L'Arche, Templeton Prize
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