"You are not lacking in any spiritual gift"

The text of the Beginning Day of the Adults and University Students of Communion and Liberation. By video link, September 25, 2021.
October Traces

"You are not lacking any spiritual gift"

Read the editorial of the October issue of Traces.
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Church

"The protagonist of the Synod is the Holy Spirit"

Pope Francis' address during the moment of reflection for the opening of the synod. "Enabling everyone to participate is an essential ecclesial duty!"

Dear brothers and sisters, Thank you for being here for the opening of the Synod. You have come by many different roads and from different Churches, each bearing your own questions and hopes. I am certain the Spirit will guide us and give us the grac...

Stefano Luca
Encounters

The friar actor and the Isis children

Acting school, the Franciscan vocation, the study of Islam and the theatre with child soldiers. Brother Stefano Luca recounts how he was led to encounter the stories of the children of foreign fighters.

A dream come true: he was a professional actor. Now he deals with Islam and care in contexts of great emergency. "Providence has brought together the past and the present of my life". Stefano Luca is 35 years old and is a Capuchin Friar Minor, but before ...

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Letters

Venezuela: the fixed point among the waves of the sea

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Leonardo managed to visit some CL communities across the country. The surprise of seeing - in such precarious situations- life that blossoms.

After more than two years of not being able to travel because of the pandemic, I was able to visit the communities of Duaca, El Tocuyo, Humocaro and the Trappist Monastery of Humocaro. It was a trip I was looking forward to. The day before my departure, ...

The exhibition on Fr. Giussani at the Meeting in Brussels
Letters

Brussels: Something precious, for everyone

Meeting Ambassador. The possibility of taking what happens in Rimini all over the world. This is what happened in Belgium a few days ago. Emanuele recounts what happened to him and his friends.

A few months ago, with a group of friends who study and work in Brussels, we began to think about how we could join the proposal of the Rimini Meeting to take its conference sessions to various cities around the world and to make known this event that is ...

Timoty Radcliffe (© Catholic Press Photo)
Encounters

Radcliffe: Nothing human is alien to us

Do Christians need the world or must they defend themselves against secularisation? The Oxford Dominican proposes a surprising method: the imagination. This is what allows us to touch the person where they are most alive.
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Church

Dicastery for the Laity. The words of Pope Francis

The Pope's address to the participants in the meeting of lay associations, ecclesial movements and new communities, organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life on the theme.
Current Events

Towards the centenary

2022 will mark the anniversary of the birth of the founder of CL. Here is how you can contribute.