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Pope Francis thanks Christian disability group for witnessing to ‘the heart of the Gospel’

October 05, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Founded by Jean Vanier and Marie Hélène Mathieu in 1971, Faith and Light attained Vatican recognition as a lay association and has 1,420 communities in 86 countries.

“A Faith and Light community is a group of 15 to 40 persons (children, teenagers or adults with an intellectual disability, their family, friends) who meet together at least once per month for a gathering of friendship, sharing, prayer and celebration,” the association explains.

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