Pierre - Marie Gerlier

As a young canon in Paris in 1927, the future Cardinal Pierre-Marie Gerlier of Lyons gave his support to the beginnings of the French YCW in Paris.

He remained a great supporter of Cardijn and the YCW for the rest of his life and took part in the World Assembly in Rome in 1957.

At Vatican II, he was one of the initiators of the Church of the Poor group.


1957 - Cardinal Gerlier - Entretien sur le Rassemblement Mondial de la JOC

1957 - L'Essor - Cardinal Gerlier - Journées triomphales de la JOC