Is There Hope?

A preview of the first two chapters of the book, about to be published, which gathers the contents of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (April 16-18, 2021).
May issue of Traces

"The audacity of the family"

"Family is the theatre of the spiritual drama, the place where things happen, especially the things that matter" (G.K. Chesterton). Read the editorial of the new issue.
Current Events

Fr. Giussani, towards the centenary

2022 will mark the anniversary of the birth of the founder of CL. It is an opportunity to deepen and to make known the novelty that he continues to bring into the lives of many. Here is how you can contribute.

The year 2022 will mark the centenary of the birth of the Servant of God Fr. Luigi Giussani (1922-2005). This anniversary offers the opportunity to deepen and make known the novelty that he continues to bring into the lives of many, the "vibration" of fai...

Sophie Scholl (Photo: Jürgen Wittenstein/akg-images/Mondadori Portfolio)
Culture

Sophie's living heart

Sophie Scholl, protagonist of the adventure of the White Rose, a group of young people that fought against the Nazi regime in Germany, was born on May 9, 1921. This is her story.

Sophie Scholl, the fourth of six children, was born on May 9, 1921 in Forchtenberg, into an evangelical family, and then moved to Ulm at the age of twelve. Her father opposed National Socialism from the very beginning, so much so that his children remembe...

Photo: Unsplash/Martin Castro
Letters

Fraternity Exercises: "Invited to change mindset"

A year of pandemic, hospitalization for Covid, treatment at home, the closeness of so many friends... And the opportunity to follow the three-day Fraternity event online. Luca speaks of his gratitude for what is happening.

I consider my relationship with Covid a battle that has borne fruit. From a health point of view, I was hospitalized from April 9 to 23. Since then, I have been continuing treatment at home. I have realized that more than a year of pandemic has taught the...

Liverpool College (Photo: Colin Lane)
Current Events

The Netherlands: "Like a disciple of Peter"

The presentation of the Dutch translation of Carrón's book on education. In dialogue with the author were the Rector of Erasmus University Rotterdam and a headteacher from Liverpool.
The image of Charles de Foucauld at his Beatification in 2005 (Photo: Alessia Giuliani/CPP/CIRIC)
Church

Charles De Foucauld: The “Universal brother”

The date of the canonization of seven new saints has been announced, including the French religious man indicated by the Pope as an example to follow in his last Encyclical.