"You Only See What You Admire"

Notes from Beginning of the Year Day for adults and university students of Communion and Liberation, which was held in video link on September 26, 2020.

Education: A new cultural model

Pope Francis' video message for the meeting on the "Global Pact for Education". Seven commitments for a global approach, founded upon the Church's Social Doctrine.
(Photo: Jurien Huggins via Unsplash)
Letters

I Want to Be Happy Now

Having just learned of her father's cancer, Silvia meets with friends and discovers the freedom to tell Christ exactly what she wants.

On July 31, I was told that my dad has cancer. It is very hard for me to stay in front of his illness because my parents live alone in Italy, and the pandemic has made travel much more complicated. What has been clear to me since the beginning is my need ...

Letters

Venezuela: Those eyes you cannot forget

During the period of confinement, Carlos began to participate in charitable work in his parish. There he meets gazes and stories that intercept his need to be loved, and which set his "I" in motion.

At the beginning of confinement, I realized that I thought that life had been put on hold because I had been deprived of all the activities I did. Then I saw that my "I" is being provoked more than before. Near where I live, there is a parish which organi...

José María del Corral (on the left) with Pope Francis
Church

Education: With that "pact" in your DNA

On October 15, via video link, the meeting called by Pope Francis to "Rebuild the global educational pact". José Maria del Corral, founder of Scholas Occurrentes, talks about a story born from the encounter with Cardinal Bergoglio.

It was supposed to take place in May, but because of Covid was re-organised for October 15, in a virtual form, as we have become accustomed to during the pandemic. The main content of the day, which the Pope called for, to "Rebuild the global educational ...

Baku, Azerbaijan
Letters

Azerbaijan: The miracle of our beginning

As the war continues, communication with foreign countries have cut off and schools have closed because of Covid, the CL community in Baku gathered for the Beginning of the Year Day.

At the end of the Beginning of the Year Day in Baku, Bishop Vladimír Fekete concluded his short speech with a phrase by Albert Einstein: "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though that everyth...

Current Events

Colombia: "What is your conscience full of right now?”

New street demonstrations, the use of force and vandalism. The CL community in Colombia has issued a document to help address the social tensions.

In the past few days, we have witnessed the excessive use of force by members of the National Police and we have witnessed the reaction of indignant public opinion, which sometimes resulted in acts of vandalism and protests, recalling the national strike ...

"The radiance in your eyes"

Julián Carrón’s latest book is now available online. “An itinerary rooted in an experience and a history, and thus offers a contribution to the search and expectancy of everyone."