'Extraordinary' Catholic Theologian Jean Vanier Dies at 90

(Stephen Foster via Twitter)

Tributes and notes of condolence have been pouring in for renowned Catholic theologian and philosopher, Jean Vanier, who passed away early Tuesday morning. He was 90 years old. Vanier was not only a pioneering thinker in Catholic theology, but he was also the founder of L'Arche— a Jesus-centered ministry for people living with disabilities.

"Jean has left an extraordinary legacy," L'Arche international leader Stephan Posner said in a statement.

The organization described Vanier as "a philosopher, writer, religious and moral leader, founder of communities for people with and without intellectual disabilities... and above all, a follower of Jesus, a peacemaker."

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