Madeleine Barot

Overview

Madeleine Barot born Ch√Ęteauroux, France July 4, 1909 (d. 1995). French theologian in World War II Resistance, aiding escape of Jews, Roma and political opponents of Hitler; ecumenical scholar; opponent of torture; founded Creators of Peace 1991.

Quotations

"Women are more sensitive to the injustices others are suffering. . . This thirst for justice leads them to become peacemakers." (Michael Henderson, All Her Paths Are Peace, p. 2, 1994; photo archives.wcc-coe.org)