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For a greater awareness of Reality

Fr. Julián Carrón's letter to the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation
John Williams with Fr. Luca Speziale (Photo: Luca Fiore)
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“What I have been looking for all my life”

John, now 85 years old, became a Catholic at 22. After meeting the movement of Communion and Liberation 13 months ago, he says, “I have received a whole new understanding of what it is to be a Christian.”

“As Fr. Giussani expressed, the last year has seemed liked the opening of a golden age for me. I have received a whole new understanding of what it is to be a Christian.” John Williams, 85 years old, became a Catholic at the age of 22 and, 13 months ago, ...

Father Georgij Orekhanov

Georgij Orekhanov: "An unexpected love, within reality"

The pro-rector of St. Tikhon's Orthodox University died during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. He was close to many CL friends in Russia and Italy. Here is an excerpt of a speech he made.
The Brazilian border crossing at Pacaraima (Photo: Francesco Pistilli for AVSI Foundation in Brazil)
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Brazil: A door that welcomes

Everyday, 500 of them come on foot, by bike, by bus. These are the Venezuelans who, on the run, arrive at the Pacaraima border. As Camus would say: "They are placed halfway between misery and the sun."

Pacaraima, the Brazilian border city, in the state of Roraima, has become a door of hope for the 500 Venezuelans who enter Brazil everyday, fleeing their country. Many arrive exhausted, on foot or by bicycle. Others arrive by bus, carrying few things, pe...


USA: Follow Through

John recounts how the proposal of studying the Risk of Education via ZOOM helped him to understand slowly that he wants "to be willing to allow obedience to Christ to overcome the fickleness of my feelings."

South Dakota is far away from most people in the country, and our people live a great distance from each other. We refer to Minnesota and are often encouraged to travel to participate in gestures of CL. It is a sacrifice that requires an affection for oth...


"On a journey with Francis"

A journey with the pope is an experience that opens a window onto his person and onto the world, and in this issue of Traces we invite you to share the view from that window. Read the January issue of Traces.