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Christian Wiman. Photo by Brenda Abdelmesih

Spurred by the Promise of Happiness

US & MoreCharles Atkinson

"God goes, belonging to every riven thing he’s made / sing his being simply by being / the thing it is.” Poet Christian Wiman spoke of poetry, faith and recognition at the 2016 New York Encounter opening event.

New York Encounter 2016 Logo. Photo by Elyssa Koren
Woman in meeting. CC0 License

Is Business Worth It?

US & MoreClaire Vouk

“It is impossible to be truly creative without a positive gaze on the present.” James Biber, Dario Snaidero and Roberto Snaidero discussed the foundations of a healthy business at the 2016 New York Encounter.

Salone del Mobile.Milano, Logo. Photo / Vimeo
(L-R) Jackie Aldrette, Joakim Koech and Chris Blattman. Photo by Maria Ramos

A Humble Approach to Ending Poverty

US & MoreKristin Hurd

Paolo Carozza, Chris Blattman, Joakim Koech and Jacie Aldrette discussed world poverty at the 2016 NY Encounter.

Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal in the audience. Photo by Maria Ramos
Children at the Little Prince Primary School, Kibera.

"Generating Beauty" at the New York Encounter


John Waters, an Irish journalist, visited the impoverished communities in Africa. His journey resulted in the exhibit "Generating Beauty: New Beginnings at the Ends of the World," a highlight at the 2016 New York Encounter.

New York Encounter 2015: Five Questions with Riro Maniscalco

EncountersStephen Sanchez

Maurizio Maniscalco (known to everyone as “Riro”) is President and co-founder of the NY Encounter, a 3 day cultural event in the heart of City. He sits down with TracesOnline for 5 questions to kickoff our weeklong coverage of this years NY Encounter.

Maurizio Maniscalco. Photo by Emily Marsolek
The Millennial Experience. Photo by Maria Ramos

The Millennial Experience

US & MoreStephen Sanchez

Over the past year, Jonathan Ghaly and 80 other young adults across the US created an exhibit on the experience of the “Millennial.” We publish an interview with Ghaly in which he discusses the process behind the Millennial exhibit.

Cardinal Sean O'Malley visits the Millennial exhibit. Photo by Emily Marsolek
Fr. Samir Khalil Samir backstage before "Hoping Against Hope." Photo by Emily Marsolek

Bridge To Dialogue

EncountersAnthony Daqaq

"In the Middle East, the time of the Person has come." A discussion from the 2014 New York Encounter featuring Fr. Samir Khalil Samir and Msgr. Lorenzo Albacete.

A Humanity That Heals

SchoolSuzanne Tanzi

"If our kids are lost, they are lost because the adults are lost. It is not because by nature the young person is lost. Actually, the natural position of a young person is to be 'in search of.'" A discussion between Fr. José Medina and Dr. Pedro Noguera.

(L-R) Pedro Noguera, Carolina Brito and José Medina. Photo by Elyssa Koren
The Brooklyn Bridge. CC0 Creative Commons

Person and People: A Continuous Generation

US & MoreMaura Kate Costello

"Thousands of people made their way to the 'capital of the world' for a different reason: not to create themselves, but to belong to a people." An overview of the 2014 New York Encounter.