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Pere Casaldàliga i Pla

Bishop of Sao Felix do Araguaia do Mato Grosso (Brazil).

Feb 16th 1928, Balsareny, Spain - Aug 8th 2020, Batatais, Brazil

Peace Prize 1996

For his struggle for justice and the life of the poor in Mato Grosso, Brazil, for the cause of peace in Latin America and his commitment to indigenous peoples, based on the identification of the causes of poverty with the growing imbalance North South.

The award was presented in Manresa.