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Reflections on the Jubilee of L’Arche International by Eileen Glass

Reflections on the Jubilee of L’Arche International In order to place the development of L’Arche in context let us begin by recalling what the world was like 50 years ago: fifty years ago the world was barely 20 years from the end of WWII and the Cold War was as entrenched as the Berlin Wall. In the western hemisphere the threat of nuclear war was ever present. At the same time there were signs of significant social, political and economic changes ahead: Pope St John XXIII had called the Second Vatican Council, material prosperity was on the rise, and colonialism […]