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Caravaggio, Madonna of the Pilgrims, detail. Sant’Agostino, Rome. ©️ Photo Scala, Florence.

Christmas 2022: The videoposter

Current Events

A detail of Caravaggio's "Madonna of the Pilgrims" accompanies the words of Fr. Giussani and Pope Francis.

Vladimir Zelinsky (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The true dimension of dialogue

Current EventsVladimir Zelinsky*

All wars, if they do not crush the opponent, end in negotiations. Which are a form of dialogue. But this is not what Pope Francis calls for. An Orthodox priest reacts to the CL flyer on peace.

Pope Francis' letter

The Audience: The Pope's letter

Church

In St. Peter's Square on October 15, Davide Prosperi delivered a letter of thanks to Francis. Here is the Holy Father's response

One of the debates at Encuentro Madrid 2022

EncuentroMadrid: Living the real intensely

Culture

From November 11 to 13, the annual event was held in the Spanish capital, entitled “Living the real intensely”. Topics that were addressed include Ukraine, the challenges of education, Magellan and Fr. Giussani's centenary.

The war in Ukraine and the "prophecy for peace"

Current Events

The CL flyer on the situation of conflict in Ukraine. It is a contribution offered to all to understand the value of Pope Francis' judgment and to promote public initiatives of prayer and discussion.

(Photo: Giovanni Dinatolo)

"Do not stop on the threshold”

Current EventsDavide Perillo

There were 250 people from the Portuguese community at the audience on October 15. Among them were 40 university students, along with entire families. Here they recount how they prepared themselves for the audience.

Pope Francis (Catholic Press Photo)

Disarm the heart

Church

"Being peacemakers, being saints, is not our ability, they are gifts, it is one of his gifts, it is grace." Pope Francis' words at the Angelus on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

Davide Prosperi (Photo: Roberto Masi/Fraternità di CL)

Prosperi: A new beginning for CL

Current EventsRiccardo Maccioni

An interview with the President of the Fraternity of CL in Avvenire: the meeting with the Pope exceeded all expectations. “The Pope has reminded us that Fr. Giussani is an asset for the whole Church.”

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)
(Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The cry of peace

Church

At the Angelus, Pope Francis' invitation to join spiritually in prayer for peace with Christian churches and communities and world religions, scheduled for October 25 at the Colosseum.

Pope Francis during the Audience on October 15, 2022 (Photo: Roberto Masi/Fraternity of CL)

Our path

Current Events

The letter from Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, to the entire movement after the Audience with Pope Francis.

Antony Gormley (Photo: Luca Fiore)

Antony Gormley: Body and consciousness

CultureLuca Fiore

Like Lucio Fontana, he seeks the representation of the absolute. Throughout his 40-year career, he has tried to depict the space of interiority. A conversation with the most important living British sculptor. From the October issue of Tracce.

''Rise,'' 1983-1984, exhibited in Venice (Ela Bialkowska, OKNO Studio / Courtesy of the artist and Galleria Continua)
Pope Francis greets Davide Prosperi

The Audience: Davide Prosperi's greeting

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The President of the Fraternity's words to Pope Francis. And his statement at the end of the meeting in St. Peter's Square.

Cardinal Angelo Scola (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

Fr. Giussani and the friendship with Jesus

Current EventsAngelo Scola

On the anniversary of the founder's birth, Cardinal Scola recalls his own memory of Fr. Giussani: “He encouraged young people to have a personal encounter with Christ.”

Pope Francis at the audience with Communion and Liberation (Photo: Giovanni Dinatolo)

The Audience: Pope Francis' words

Current EventsPope Francis

The Pope's address at the audience with Communion and Liberation for the Centenary of Fr. Giussani's birth. St. Peter's Square, October 15, 2022.

Fr. Giussani (© Fraternità CL)

Fr. Giussani, reformer or revolutionary?

Current EventsMassimo Camisasca

A whole life dedicated to showing " the freshness and original fascination of the Christian life." Monsignor Camisasca remembers the founder of CL on the centenary of his birth.

Pope Francis (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

"Do you love me?" The heart of the council

Church

"Let us rediscover what is essential: a Church madly in love with its Lord and with all the men and women whom He loves." Pope Francis' homily for the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council.