Abbé Pierre (Henri Grouès)

France

1991 Balzan Prize for Humanity, Peace and Fraternity among Peoples

For having fought, throughout his life, for the defence of human rights, democracy and peace. For having entirely dedicated himself to helping to relieve spiritual and physical suffering. For having inspired – regardless of nationality, race or religion – universal solidarity with the “Emmaus
Communities”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

France, Communautés Emmaüs

 

*1912 - †2007