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Canadian humanitarian, Catholic philosopher, and theologian

Jean Vanier is ...

Born 10 Sep 1928 in Geneva
Died 7 May 2019 in maison médicale Jeanne Garnier
Age90 years, 7 months
Causethyroid cancer
Jean Vanier
Jean Vanier
Jean Vanier shaking hands with one of the core members of L'Arche Daybreak, John Smeltzer.

About Jean Vanier

Jean Vanier (September 10, 1928 – May 7, 2019) was a Canadian Catholic philosopher, theologian, and humanitarian. In 1964, he founded L'Arche, an international federation of communities spread over 37 countries, for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them. Subsequently, in 1971, he co-founded Faith and Light with Marie-Hélène Mathieu, which also works for people with developmental disabilities, their families, and friends in over 80 countries. He continued to live as a member of the original L'Arche community in Trosly-Breuil, France, until his death.Over the years he wrote 30 books on religion, disability, normality, success, and tolerance. Among the honours he received were the Companion of the Order of Canada (1986), Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec (1992), French Legion of Honour (2003), Community of Christ International Peace Award (2003), the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award (2013), and the Templeton Prize (2015).