“What does it mean to be fully human?”–To love you as you are

By Dave Andrusko Over the years contributors to NRL News Today have had the pleasure of writing stories about Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche , a community of people with intellectual disabilities and those who assist them, who share their lives together. A friend forwarded a story that appeared last week in The Catholic …

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Walking the walk of peace with Jean Vanier

A personal tribute to the founder of the L’Arche communities By Margaret Somerville Editor’s note. On Tuesday I wrote about Jean Vanier, who had been awarded the prestigious Templeton Prize. The following adds details to the profile of a genuinely remarkable man, the founder of L’Arche. ____________________ Jean Vanier, the founder of international L’Arche communities, …

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Founder of L’Arche wins Templeton Prize, asks “What does it mean to be fully human?”

By Dave Andrusko A hardy thanks to Conor Friedersdorfmar for a terrific post at the Atlantic webpage. His subject is an amazing man, Jean Vanier. The occasion is that Mr. Vanier, a Catholic priest and philosopher, is the 2015 winner of the Templeton Prize, an award for promoting spiritual awareness. Friedersdorf did two especially helpful …

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