"Lord, Make me an instrument of your peace . . ." This famous prayer has traveled the globe, winning hearts with its simple witness to the power of unconditional love: of God for us, and ideally of each of us for one another. These moving reflections not only bring us the promise of eternal life but offer the basis for social peace and the redemption of the world.
Leonardo Boff has been awarded the 2001 Right Livelihood prize for his work in Brazil.