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January 9 2017

Zygmunt Bauman: a great humanist has passed away. He engaged in dialogue between nonbelievers and believers, aimed at living together and peace

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The Community of Sant’Egidio remembers Zygmunt Bauman as a great intellectual who has interpreted the great changes of contemporary society with depth, and as an outstanding humanist committed to the vision of living together. The memory of his participation in the most recent international peace meetings, organized by the Community of Sant’Egidio ‘in the spirit of Assisi’ is vivid. During these meetings, Bauman articulated with conviction his vision of the necessity of a dialogue between nonbelievers and believers for building peace and a more inclusive society. He also did so last September, when he had a private conversation with Pope Francis in Assisi during the 30th anniversary of the meeting of 1986 organized by John Paul II. With Bauman we have lost a visionary of our time who was able to look to the future of Europe and the world.

Zygmunt Bauman at the meetings of the Community of Sant’Egidio in the Spirit of Assisi

 A light at the end of the tunnel: the contribution of Zygmunt Bauman at the meeting ‘Thirst for peace’ September 2016 – VIDEO (in Italian)


October 24 2011

The Spirit of Assisi: 25 Years of Prayer for Peace

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July 24 2010

Barcelona (Spain) October 3 -5. International Meeting of Prayer for Peace: "Living Toghether in a Time of Crisis. Family of Peoples, Family of God"

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June 3 2011

Rome: In the Basilica of San Bartolomeo, the delivery of the stole of Ragheed Aziz Ganni, Chaldean priest killed in Mosul in Iraq

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July 2 2009

Moscow: The Patriarch of Moscow and of all the Russias, His Holiness Kirill, received mgr. Vincenzo Paglia and Adriano Roccucci of the Community of Sant' Egidio

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June 19 2009

"Ethiopia, an African Christianism": Historical - religious studies day. Texts and images

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