Short Writings from Taizé

10. Brother Roger, Founder of Taizé

Two views of a life which, beyond its tragic end, continues to shine out in Church and world. Cardinal Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity, sees in Brother Roger the symbol of spiritual ecumenism: nourished by prayer and contemplation, he was led to accomplish an inner reconciliation without repudiating anyone. Brother Alois, who succeeded Brother Roger as prior of the community, shows how kindheartedness was in him a reflection of God’s love, and how he bore witness to that love particularly in his relations with young people.

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Short writings from Taizé

These short texts from Taizé, written by some of the brothers, wish to offer an approach to the fundamental wellsprings of the faith. Inspired by the experience of the young adult meetings that take place around the community year after year, they examine questions that are vital for Christians today.

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