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Conferences and Talks

Major Superiors of Religious Orders, Toronto, Canada, 1969
Empire Club of Canada, Toronto, Canada, 1971
Conference with Mother Teresa, Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada, 1971
Colloque sur l’enfance inadaptée, Alger, Algeria, 1973
Colloque “Réinsertion sociale-La croisée des chemins”, University of Ottawa, Canada,1974
General meeting of the International Conference on Social Welfare, Nairobi, Kenya, 1974
Conference “In weakness seeds of hope”, Washington DC, United States, 1977
University of Saida, Lebanon, 1980
General Assembly of the World Council of Churches, 1983
Invitation of Pope Shenouda III of the Orthodox Coptic Church, Egypt, 1983
Harvard University, United States, 1988
Moscow Institute of Philosophy, Russia, 1989
Institute of Orthodox Theology, Bucarest, Romania,1992
Harvard University, “From Brokenness to Community”, Boston, United States,1992
World Congress of Ecclesiastical Movements, “The Spirituality of L’Arche”, Rome, Italy, 1998
Lambeth Conference, “The call to holiness”, talk to 800 Anglican Bishops, Cantebury, U.K.,1998
Massey Lectures, Radio Canada, “Becoming Human”, 1998
World Youth Day address, Toronto, Canada, 2002
Les Etats Généraux du Handicap, comité Kristeva, Paris, France, May 2005
World Youth Day address, Cologne, Germany, 2005
Conference with Dr. Balfour Mount, “Voyage towards a personal and social transformation”, Ottawa, Canada, 2006
Conference at Lent with Axel Khan, “To be different”, Notre-Dame de Paris, France, March 2006
La Cité de la réussite, Round Table with Boris Cyrulnick, La Sorbonne, Paris, October 2006
Templeton Fondation, Humble Approach Initiative Symposium, Trosly, France, 2007
49th International Eucharistic Congress, Quebec City, Canada, 2008
La Cité de la Réussite, Round Table with Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, Marcel Rufo, Senate, April 2008
Colloque Fragilités interdite,  “Advocating for the Right to be Vulnerable”, University of the Social Sciences, Toulouse, France, 2009
Blackfriars Priory School, “The long Road to Freedom “, Oxford, U.K., January 2011
Unesco, “The Thirst for Peace”, Paris, France, 2011
Colloque Fragilités interdites, “All Vulnerable, All Human!”, Lyon, France, 2011
Talk for the priests of the diocese of Rome, 2012
Grandes conférences catholiques, “What Hope for Peace ?”, Brussels, Belgique, 2013
“Fragility, a liability or a strength?”, Strasbourg, France, 2013
Colloque Fragilités interdites, “Fragile! and yet so much strength!”, Nantes, France, 2013
UNESCO, “Listening to my inner voice”, Paris, France, 2014
UNESCO, “To Live Together”, Paris, France, 2015
House of Lords, “Why so the strong need the weak?”, London, UK, 2015
British Academy, "Transforming our hearts", Templeton Prize Announcement, London, UK, 2015