English language media coverage soon after Jean Vanier's death

Author:  Professor Pamela Cushing & Ms. Vanessa Cox, M.A

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Alain Crevier

Jean Vanier, entre la vie d’un homme et d’un saint

May 9th, 2019

Radio Canada

Radio Canada Article

Alastair Grant

As it Happens: How Jean Vanier brought Ian Brown closer to his son (Article and audio)

May 7th, 2019

CBC Radio

CBC Radio Article

Andrew Mckie

Jean Vanier, founder of pioneering communities for adults with learning disabilities

May 14th, 2019

The Herald Scotland

The Herald Scotland Article

Anne-Benedicte Hoffner

Jean Vanier’s funeral: ‘We will continue’: Vanier’s friends, who wanted to honor his memory, did so by highlighting various aspects of his life that touched them

May 17th, 2019

La Croix International

La Croix International Article

Berengere Dommaigne

Frederique Bedos on Jean Vanier: “What a fiesta is must be in Heaven!”

May 9th, 2019

Aleteia

Aleteia Article

Bethany McKinney Fox

Jean Vanier Made Us All More Human

May 7th, 2019

Christianity Today

Christianity Today Article

Brendan Ahern

Pictou County pastor to be North America’s Church Leader representative at funeral for L’Arche founder Jean Vanier

May 14th, 2019

NG News

NG News Article

Brendan Gilligan

Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, dies aged 90

May 7th, 2019

The Catholic Universe

The Catholic Universe Article

Carl O'Brien

Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche communities, dies aged 90

May 7th, 2019

The Irish Times

The Irish Times Article

Catherine Ford

Ford: Jean Vanier has left us with a simple message

May 15th, 2019

The Calgary Herald

The Calgary Herald Article

Cathleen Falsani

How Jean Vanier broke my heart and saved my life

May 9th, 2019

Religion News

Religious News Article

Chris Bemrose

Jean Vanier: a personal reflection

May 9th, 2019

Medium

Medium Article

Cindy Wooden

Pope Francis called Jean Vanier to thank him before his death

May 7th, 2019

The Pilot

The Boston Pilot Article

Colleen Dulle

Jean Vanier, ‘living saint’ who ministered to people with disabilities, dies at 90

May 7th, 2019

America Magazine

American Magazine Article

Contributer

Vanier funeral highlights God’s love for each person

May 18th, 2019

CRUX: Catholic News Service

Crux Article

David Adams

Disability : New Documentary Shows the blessing of communial living for those with – and without – an intellectual disability

March 29th, 2019

Sight Magazine

Sight Magazine Article

David Ford

Jean Vanier: A Personal Reflection

May 10th, 2019

Religion Global Society

Religion Global Society Article

David Mills

A thing that should not be: Not every death is fitting

May 9th, 2019

Commonweal Magazine

Commonweal Magazine Article

Deacon Greg Kandra

RIP Jean Vanier- UPDATED

May 7th, 2019

Patheos

Patheos Article

Ed Thorton

Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche movement, dies aged 90

May 7th, 2019

Church Times

Church Times Article

Elise Harris

Pope hails Vanier as ‘witness to life,’ including those at risk of abortion

May 7th, 2019

CRUX

CRUX Article

Emily Langer

Jean Vanier: Kind-hearted humanitarian and founder of disability charity L’Arche

May 16th, 2019

Independent

Independent Article

Erin Pottie

Inverness County community mourns death of L’Arche founder Jean Vanier

May 9th, 2019

Cape Breton Post

Cape Breton Post Article

Fanny Magdelaine

Dans le Nord, une journee (presque) ordinaire apre la mort de Jean Vanier

May 8th, 2019

La Croix

La Croix Article

Father Raymond J De Souza

What Jean Vanier did for us all

May 8th, 2019

National Post

The National Post Article

Free Press Staff

LFP Archives: When Jean Vanier shared ‘the secret’ of life in London

May 11th, 2019

The London Free Press

London Free Press Article

Gilles Le Cardinal

L’apport de Jean Vanier à la découverte de notre humanité

May 10th, 2019

La Croix

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Ian Brown

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier established the unique value of an intellectually disabled life

May 7th, 2019

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail Article

James Hagerty

‘Misfits of Nature’ Taught French-Canadian Philosopher How to Live

May 15th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal

Washington Post Article

Jennifer McCauley

Sudbury letters: Jean Vanier left a legacy; critics slowing progress

May 16th, 2019

Sudbury Star

The Sudbury Star Article

Jim Taylor

Eulogy for Jean Vanier of L’Arche

May 13th, 2019

The Daily Courier (Kelowna)

The Daily Courier (Kelowna) Article

Joanna Lyall

Jean Vanier Obituary

May 7th, 2019

The Guardian

The Guardian Article

Joanne Laucius

Jean Vanier (1928-2019): Living L’Arche- Ottawa’s ‘school of the heart’

May 8th, 2019

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Citizen Article

John Allen Jr.

With death of Jean Vanier, Catholicism loses a living saint

May 7th, 2019

Angelus

Angelus News Article

John L. Allen Jr

With death of Jean Vanier, Catholicism loses a living saint

May 16th, 2019

The Irish Catholic

The Irish Catholic Article

Joseph Sinasac 

Jean Vanier’s life and legacy as remembered by fellow Canadians

May 8th, 2019

LaCroix International

La Croix International Article

Katherine Q. Seelye

Jean Vanier, Savior of People on the Margins, Dies at 90

May 7th, 2019

The New York Times

New York Times Article

Katherine Q. Seelye

Jean Vanier death: Founder of learning disability charity L’Arche dies, T 90

May 8th, 2019

The Independent

The Indepdendent Article

Krista Tippet

The Tender Power of Jean Vanier

May 7th, 2019

OnBeing

OnBeing Article

Lefteris Pitarakis

Jean Vanier, Canadian champion of the developmentally disabled, dead at 90

May 7th, 2019

CBC Montreal

CBC Article

Linda Bordoni

Pope Francis pays tribute to Jean Vanier

May 7th, 2019

Vatican News

Vatican News Article

Maggie Fergusson

Obituary: Jean Vanier 1928-2019

May 7th, 2019

The Tablet

The Tablet Article

Martin Bashir

Jean Vanier: Founder of L’Arche dies aged 90

May 7th, 2019

BBC News: Martin Bashir

BBC News Audio

Matthew Mccully

Jean Vanier remembered as a peaceful, humble man

May 9th, 2019

Sherbrooke Record

Sherbrooke Record Article

Michael Gerson

Jean Vanier created a wildly inefficient model of compassion. We can learn a lot from it

May 9th, 2019

The Washington Post

The Washington Post Article

Michael Gryboski

Jean Vanier, Christian advocate for the intellectually disabled, dies at age 90

May 7th, 2019

Christian Post Reporter

Christian Post Reporter Article

Michael Swan

Founder of L’Arche changed the lives of the intellectually disabled

May 15th, 2019

Hawaii Catholic Herald

Hawaii Catholic Herald Article

Michael Swan

Jean Vanier, who changed lives of intellectually disabled, dies in Paris

May 7th, 2019

The Catholic Spirit

The Catholic Spirit Article

Morgan Lee

Jean Vanier’s Faith Convicts All of Us (Article and Podcast)

May 15th, 2019

Christianity Today

Christianity Today Article

Nicolas Senèze

Pope Francis expresses his ‘gratitude’ to Jean Vanier

May 8th, 2019

LaCroix International

La Croix International Article

Pat Ashworth

Obituary: Jean Vanier

May 10th, 2019

Church Times

Church Times Article

Patrick Walsh

Jean Vanier, a theologian of the everyday

May 14th, 2019

Catholic Philly

Catholic Philly Article

Peter Kenny

Former naval officer Jean Vanier chose relationships with intellectually disabled, spurning privilege

May 15th, 2019

Ecumenical News

Ecumenical News

Rose Gamble

Word and wisdom from Jean Vanier

May 7th, 2019

The Tablet

The Tablet Article

Ruth Gledhill

Friends and colleagues say ‘goodbye’ to Jean Vanier: Jean Vanier was a ‘herald’ of Jesus’ love, humility and service

May 17th, 2019

The Tablet

The Tablet Article

Saffron Otter

Jean Vanier: Founder of learning disability community L’Arche in Manchester dies aged 90

May 7th, 2019

Manchester Evening news

Manchester Evening News Article

Sarah Furguson

Welland students celebrate the life of Jean Vanier: Ecole Secondaire Catholique Jean-Vanier held celebration of life for Canadian advocate

May 16th, 2019

Niagara This Week

Niagara This Week Article

Sergio Centofanti

L’Arche founder Jean Vanier dies at 90

May 7th, 2019

Vatican News

Vatican News Article

Staff

Jean Vanier, Canadian champion for people with disabilities, dead at 90 (video)

May 7th, 2019

The Associated Press (on Global news Can)

Global News Article

Star Editorial Board

Jean Vanier challenged what it means to be human

May 8th, 2019

The Star

The Star Article

Susan Babbitt

Cuba’s Earthy Traditions and Jean Vanier

May 16th, 2019

Counter Punch

Counter Punch Article

The Associated Press

Jean Vanier, Catholic hero to developmentally disabled, dies

May 7th, 2019

Religion News: The Associated Press

Religious News Article

The Associated Press

Jean Vanier, Catholic hero to Developmentally Disabled Dies

May 7th, 2019

MSN: Canadian Press

MSN News Article

Thomas D. Williams

Catholics commemorate passing of ‘Living Saint’ Jean Vanier

May 10th, 2019

Breitbart

Breitbart Article

Will Maule

Tributes Pour in After ‘Extraordinary’ Theologian Jean Vanier Dies at 90

May 7th, 2019

Faithwire

Faithwire Article

 

The beauty of humans: Obituary: Jean Vanier died on May 7th

May 16th, 2019

The Economist

The Economist Article

 

S+l Minute- Canadian catholic hero Jean Vanier dies (video)

May 7th, 2019

Salt and Light

Salt and Light Video

 

Jean Vanier obituary: Humanitarian and author

May 11th, 2019

The Irish Times

The Irish Times

 

Remembering Jean Vanier, The ‘Living Saint’ (Audio)

May 9th, 2019

WAMU 88.5 American University Radio

WAMU Audio

 

Obituary: Jean Vanier, humanitarian, founder of L’Arche charity and Faith and Light

May 9th, 2019

The Scotsman: Scotland’s National Newspaper

The Scotman Article

 

Pope Francis proposes to follow the example of Jean Vanier

May 8th, 2019

Aciprensa Editorial

Aciprensa Editorial Article

 

RIP Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, who ministered to people with disabilities

May 7th, 2019

Aleteia

Aleteia Article

 

Jean Vanier has died

May 7th, 2019

Independent Catholic News

Indepdendent Catholic News Article

 

Jean Vanier, founder of the l’Arche community, has died

May 7th, 2019

LaCroix

La Croix Article

 

Jean Vanier Obituary. Features Tim from L’Arche Preston and John Sargent

May 12th, 2019

BBC Radio 4 Sunday (Audio at 30:15)

BBC Sunday Audio

 

Interview with Maggie Fergusson, friend of Jean’s

May 7th, 2019

BBC Radio 4 World At One (Audio at 23:56)

BBC World At One Audio

 

Hilary Wilson from L’Arche Liverpool

May 12th, 2019

BBC Radio Merseyside (Audio at 1:19:20)

BBC Merseyside Audio

 

Archbishop Justin Welby pays tribute to jean Vanier

May 7th, 2019

The Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury Statement

 

Message to L’Arche

May 14th, 2019

Pope Francis

Letter