Vanier on the Throwaway Culture vs. a Culture of Encounter and Relationship

Watch Jean Vanier explore the real nature of freedom, authenticity, solidarity, encounter, joy, and love. He addresses the throwaway culture, rooted in our obsession with individual success and power, and explains that we too often forget that we are part of one human family. And he discusses the importance of establishing a culture of encounter—getting… Read More Vanier on the Throwaway Culture vs. a Culture of Encounter and Relationship

Jean Vanier, Founder of L’Arche, Wins Templeton Prize

via RNS: Jean Vanier, an advocate for people with developmental disabilities who helped create an international network of residential communities that champion the rights of their residents, has won the 2015 Templeton Prize. A Roman Catholic layman and a lifelong student of philosophy and theology, Vanier is best known as the founder of L’Arche, French… Read More Jean Vanier, Founder of L’Arche, Wins Templeton Prize