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The testimonies of Hiba Al-Saadi and Ettore Soranzo (Photo: Gianfranco Pinto/Giuliano Mami)

In Bethlehem, in the footsteps of Christ

Current EventsAlessandra Buzzetti

In the city of the Basilica of the Nativity, an event to celebrate the centenary of Fr. Giussani. Hiba's testimony, the presentation of Luigi Amicone’s book, and the message of the Patriarch of Jerusalem.

The concert in Munich (Photo: Roland Altmann)

Munich: Fr. Giussani, Music and beauty

CultureGiovanni Grandi

A concert organized by the International Music Friendship to celebrate Fr. Giussani’s centenary. Here is how it came about and what happened in the words of those who played in it...

(Photo: Roland Altmann)
The concert in Lisbon

Lisbon: The people sing

Current EventsMargarida Pacheco de Amorim

The CL community in Lisbon organized a concert to celebrate Fr. Giussani's centenary. From Beethoven’s notes, to Russian songs, to Fado and Claudio Chieffo.

Cardinal Manuel José Macario do Nascimento Clemente

"He proposed the essential of Christianity, Christ”

ChurchManuel José Macario do Nascimento Clemente

The homily of Cardinal Manuel Clemente, Patriarch of Lisbon, during mass for Fr. Giussani’s anniversary. Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon, February 22, 2022.

Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin

“A creative and invocative charism”

ChurchDiarmuid Martin

The homily of the Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, during mass for the centenary of Fr. Giussani’s birth. Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, 21 February 2022.

Bishop Oscar Cantoni

"A truly ecclesial man"

ChurchOscar Cantoni

The words of Monsignor Oscar Cantoni, Bishop of Como, during his homily at the Mass for the centenary of Fr. Giussani’s birth. Como Cathedral, Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata, February 21, 2022.

Archbishop Mario Delpini (Photo: Pino Franchino)

"For many, Fr. Giussani was the angel of God"

ChurchMario Delpini

The homily of Monsignor Mario Delpini, Archbishop of Milan, during Mass for the centenary of the birth of the founder of CL. And greetings by Davide Prosperi and Fr. Julián Carrón.

The greetings of Davide Prosperi

Masses in Italy and around the world

Church

Celebrations for the centennial of Fr. Giussani's birth and the fortieth anniversary of the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.