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...

The vigil in the Church of Santa Maria Segreta in Milan
Letters

"The freedom to say 'Here I am'"

The desire to start over after a year of restrictions and exhaustion. Universities are slowly being filled again. Sofia shares her questions and the Archbishop of Milan's provocation during the vigil for university students.

Milan, May 5, 2021. The universities are slowly being filled again and face-to-face teaching is beginning again. I took the opportunity to have lunch with two classmates that I have met recently. Lidia, while ordering a sandwich with schnitzel, was thinki...

Letters

Mexico: Like a bucket of cold water

A terrible subway accident claimed 25 fatalities last Wednesday in the Mexican capital. The outrage over such an event is mixed with shock and the evidence that "our life depends in every instant.”

The subway accident that took place last Wednesday in Mexico City has had a very strong impact. A young woman from the CLU (the CL university students) lives very close to that station and had been there just an hour before to pick up her mother. Thank Go...

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...

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.