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The presentation in Rio de Janiero

Rio de Janiero. “Do you know when words go straight to the heart?”

Current EventsIsabella Alberto

The presentation of “Onde está Deus?” (Where is God?) in Brazil. Julián Carrón spoke alongside psychiatrist and social network star, Italo Marsili. “Virtual relationships? They are effective when you reawaken desire in the other”.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis: “An educational alliance for a new humanism”

ChurchPope Francis

From a commitment to guard our "common house”, declared in Laudato Si’, to a declaration to eliminate discrimination, signed in Abu Dhabi. Challenges that can be overcome by focusing on education. The Pope launches a global event for 14 May, 2020.

Carrón. “The Meeting, a presence charged with proposal”

Current EventsJulián Carrón

“From the very beginning, the Meeting has been a place of encounter, a space of freedom”, born from a “Christian event, lived as the wellspring of an ideal”. Carrón's introduction in the special issue of “Traces” dedicated to the Meeting.

Guadalupe Arbona Abascal

Meeting 2019: Your name was born from what you gazed upon

Current EventsGuadalupe Arbona Abascal

The talk on the title of this year’s Meeting by Guadalupe Arbona Abascal, Professor of Comparative Literature and coordinator of the Master in Creative Writing at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Thomas Georgeon

Meeting 2019: Free to Believe

Current Events

Watch the video of the meeting on religious freedom with Thomas Georgeon, Posultator of the martyrs of Algeria and theologian Javier Prades Lopez.

Msgr. Frigeni with the Nossa Senhora das Graças kids.

The Amazon: Finding Beauty in Nature

Current EventsGiuliano Frigeni

The bishop of Parintins tells us about the Our Lady of Graces Education Center’s Youth Vacation. The students were invited to take several days to learn about Pope Francis’ Laudato si’ in preparation for the upcoming Synod of Bishops.

Etty Hillesum. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Digging out God

CulturePaolo Perego

A bond with God, discovered deep within, is the source of freedom in any situation, even prison. The life of Etty Hillesum will be the subject of one of the exhibits at the Meeting of Rimini.

(L-R) Sapenoff, O'Malley, and Zucchi. Photo by Danny Shum.

A Friend on the Road to the Mystery

Current EventsAnnemarie Bacich

In light of the publication of the new edition of "The Risk of Education," this year's annual Giussani Series on Faith and Modernity focused on Giussani's vision of Christian education. The panel featured John Zucchi and Timothy O'Malley.

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We Join the Pope in Prayer for Vincent Lambert

Current Events

After the passing of Vincent Lambert, His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his grief over Lambert's death and entrusted him to the hands of God. Read the full article on Vatican News.

Our Lady of Czestochowa

Czestochowa 2019: Fr. Carrón's Message

Current EventsJulián Carrón

In light of the upcoming pilgrimage to Czestochowa (August 3-14) we publish the words of Fr. Julián Carrón for the occasion.

A CL vacation in the 60s.

Vacations: The Time of Freedom

Current EventsLuigi Giussani

“Anticipation of vacation is evidence of the will to live; for just this reason it must not be ‘vacation’ from oneself. Then summer will not be an interruption or a postponement of taking life seriously.” (June 5, 1964)