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“Act Emmaus”, Emmaus International’s digital platform to discover our legacy and share our ongoing actions.


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QUOTES FROM ABBE PIERRE (all rights reserved)

PAIX - « The people want peace through economic justice and economic democracy. » Notes manuscrites, mars 1948

JUSTICE - « We need to talk about injustice, denounce it, but above all we need to take action. » Qu’as-tu fait de ton frère sans abri ?, 1988

SOLIDARITE - « Solidarity is not enough, we also need to rediscover fraternity. » Pensées inédites, 2015.

PARTAGE - « Help us organise the world differently - a world of sharing, not competition! » Pensées inédites, 2015.

DIGNITE - « Giving people their dignity back, that's the big secret. »  Pensées inédites, 2015.

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