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March 12th, 2015

Jean Vanier wins $1.7M Templeton Prize

As you may have heard, Jean Vanier has been awarded the prestigious Templeton Prize! This is great news for L’Arche and people who have a developmental disability around the world.

The Templeton Prize is one of the world’s largest annual awards given to an individual. It honors a living person who has made exceptional contributions to affirming life¹s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works. Vanier joins a distinguished group of 44 former recipients, including Mother Teresa, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and the Dalai Lama.