The Spirit of Assisi National Award
The FCPD has instituted this award incollaboration with the International Franciscan Centre for Dialogue in Assisi (CEFID) in 1995.
The purpose of the award is to give public recognition and encouragement to any person or institution in India who is contributing to any one of the following
areas: peace, justice, safeguarding of creation, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue and the promotion and defense of human life.
The person or institution chosen for the award will be given a Memento, Citation, An amount of Fifty Thousand Rupees.
Since its institution the award has been conferred to 16 people.