New York Encounter 2020

In the heart of Manhattan, twenty-four meetings in three days, including exhibitions and performances: “I know that I will find something here that sustains me, something I will find nowhere else.”
Fr. Luigi Giussani
Fr. Giussani

Anniversary masses

The intention for masses celebrated throughout the world is: "Christ, total horizon of our lives".
Current Events

“We Can Only Serve the Work of Another”: An Interview with Angelo Sala

We caught up with New York Encounter organizer Angelo Sala, who talked about the origin of the Encounter, this year’s theme, and the way doing this work has helped him.
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Brazil: "Jesus, the most human man who ever lived”

In Rio de Janeiro, the presentation of the Portuguese edition of Julián Carrón’s “Where is God?”. Alongside Marco Montrasi, the national responsible of CL, was businessman Pedro Solomão.
The presentation of Abbruzzese's book in Rome (Photo: Bruno Monaco)
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The Meeting: where a people can be born

In Rome, the presentation of Salvatore Abbruzzese's book about the Rimini Meeting. In dialogue with him, Guzman Carriquiry, Rocco Buttiglione and Fausto Bertinotti. An unexpected gift for the Meeting’s 40th anniversary.

It was an unexpected fortieth birthday gift. Il Meeting di Rimini. Dalle inquietudini alle certezze (The Rimini Meeting. From apprehension to certainty), published by Morcelliana, is 512 pages long, and the result of years of research and analysis of hund...

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New York Encounter: “Crossing the Divide”

Tomorrow, the annual three-day event of meetings, exhibitions and performances kicks-off in the heart of the Big Apple. Here is Pope Francis' greeting to the New York Encounter and a taste of what awaits.

“On the occasion of the New York Encounter sponsored by Communion and Liberation, His Holiness Pope Francis sends cordial greetings and prayerful best wishes to all gathered for this annual meeting. His Holiness trusts that these days of dialogue and fell...

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Faith and Solitude

What does it really mean to be “alone”? And how can we live that “finite infinity” that all of us are? A talk from the president of CL at the “Solitude, the Enemy” conference (Florence, November 16, 2019), published in February Traces.

Solitude is a phenomenon with many facets, something which I am sure will be expertly addressed during the course of this conference. The very definition of solitude that appears in the program attests to the large range of meanings the word may take on: ...


Francis’ Querida Amazonia

The Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, in which the Pope resumes discussion from the last Synod dedicated to the Amazon, has been published. It begins with “four great dreams that the Amazon region inspires in me”.