Carrón in Rimini (Photo: Archivio Meeting)

Carrón at the Meeting: "Where does hope originate?"

Current EventsJulián Carrón

A preview of the September issue of Traces. The full text of the dialogue between Bernhard Scholz, President of the Meeting, and the head of CL from this year's special edition of the Rimini Meeting.

Fr. Andreij Iurevic con Jean-François Thiry

"The Meeting is happening again here. I see it in his eyes"

Current EventsLuca Fiore

The volunteer "ambassadors" in Moscow set up a live streaming marathon. Almost six hours to describe what the event in Rimini was and is. New and old friends. The usual siberians, an Orthodox priest and his wife, who said...

The Meeting in Cassano Magnago

The Meeting enclosed within four walls


Everything was ready to participate in the event in their town square. But after returning from Croatia, they needed to quarantine... And yet, Monica's experience has been an adventure worthy of the summit of K2.

Theo Boer

Life: A mystery

Current Events

Care for the person in every instant, starting from reality and not from ideas. The testimony of three doctors at the Meeting: Theo Boer on euthanasia, Antonio Pesenti on the Covid emergency and Elvira Parravicini on neonatal care.

Meeting 2021: "The courage to say I”

Current Events

The final statement of the 2020 edition. The numbers, its themes and protagonists. Next year the event will take place between Friday 20 to Wednesday 25 August.

A volunteer at the Palacongressi di Rimini

The madness of the possible

Current EventsAlessandra Stoppa

In this "dizzying moment in history", some snapshots of the unprecedented week in Rimini which unfolded along the lines of what "could not be and is". "The awakening of the human? It is here before our eyes!"

Cornel West and Robert George

Dialogue between Cornel West and Robert George

Current Events

Two American intellectuals on opposing political fronts came together in an appeal for "the search for truth and freedom of thought." The last video of the series "Not too much to ask - No es demasiado pedir - Not too much to ask".

A post on the facebook page of the Library of the Spirit in Moscow

The Meeting is wherever I am

Current EventsLuca Fiore

The Rimini Meeting is also live in 85 Italian cities and 25 countries around the world, because of the personal initiative of many. As happened in Moscow and Porto San Paolo, Sardinia. With even a loudspeaker on a car in the streets...

The virtual exhibition about K2

Meeting 2020 exhibitions: vaccinated against doubt

Current EventsAlessandra Stoppa

The audacity of wonder, from Giussani's questions to an expedition at eight thousand meters. The Meeting's four exhibitions and the ways to see them, both physically and at a distance, or only in a digital format.

Umberto Galimberti

The challenges of living in the era of Nihilism

Current Events

Philosopher Umberto Galimberti, a guest for the first time at the Meeting, and psychiatrist Eugenio Borgna talk about the great questions that arise from today's life. Moderated by Costantino Esposito.

Julián Carrón

Where does hope originate from?

Current Events

Is there a hope that does not depend solely on more favourable circumstances? How can the desire for a better future not be disappointed? The talk by Julián Carrón, president of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.

Mario Sala

The dream of a ridiculous man

Current Events

The adaptation of Dostoevsky's masterpiece with actor Mario Sala, introduced by Tatjana Kasatkina, from the Russian Academy of Science and commentary by students from Modena and Moscow.

Joseph Weiler

Devoid of wonder, we remain deaf to the sublime

Current Events

Joseph Weiler, University Professor at NYU Law School and Senior Fellow at the Center for European studies at Harvard. Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President Fondazione Meeting.

Mario Draghi

Meeting 2020: Opening Session

Current Events

Mario Draghi, Former President of the BCE (European Central Bank) Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President of the Meeting for friendship among peoples.

Bernhard Scholz

Bernhard Scholz: Wonder and Recovery

Current EventsLuca Fiore

A very different edition, aimed at sharing ideas about all the questions of our time. And at learning what can “sustain us in rebuilding.” In Traces, Bernhard Scholz describes what it means to accept the challenge posed by the Meeting's title.

Meeting 2020: A tour of the exhibitions and performances

Current EventsPaola Ronconi

They have always been amongst the pillars of the Rimini Meeting. This year there will be no lack of performances and exhibitions, taking place both online and physically. In reduced form, yes, but certainly not in content.

Meeting 2020: What awaits us

Current EventsPaolo Perego

From the opening with former ECB President Mario Draghi, to meetings with Carrón, Bassetti, Azurmendi, Weiler... and many other speakers, exhibitions and performances. An overview of the program of the 2020 “special edition”.