Hunger and disease, guerilla warfare and homelessness do not have the final say in a community marked by the clear intervention of Providence.
News - 2003 - Page 2
In 1961, he set out for Africa. In Gulu, he sustained a missionary hospital, St. Mary’s Lacor Hospital, which is a kind of miracle in the poverty of this African country.
In Washington DC, students and professors came together to work on Fr Giussani's text, Recognizing Christ. Msgr Lorenzo Albacete, with his characteristic combination of wit, aplomb, and deep fellowship, gave the following closing synthesis.
Way of the Cross The memory of Christ’s Passion through the streets of the world The Pope’s message. The outstanding testimony of the Archbishop of Washington, DC.
In Washington, the possibility of redesigning the face of education. A challenge taken up by the participants with a sense of commitment.
The theme of experience catalyzed an entire work session. The highlight was a desire for an objective anchor, opposing any subjectivist reduction.
Excerpts from the talk (delivered via videoconference) by Archbishop Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice, at the conference on education held in Washington, DC.
Fifty teachers from North American universities measured themselves against Fr Giussani’s educational proposal.
Georgetown University in Washington, DC, hosted on April 4th-5th,the conference on The Risk of Education. A report on two days of dialogue among fifty university professors.
27 American priests gathered for the first CL Priests’ Retreat, on Enders Island, off the coast of Connecticut. They confronted the acknowledgement that they are sons to become fathers. The discovery of a new perspective of faith.
What is freedom? This is the question that animated the GS winter vacation in America. Joshua, an inmate in a North Carolina prison, virtually participated in the vacation by writing a long letter that moved the students.
The starting point for a Christian judgment on the current war in Iraq: peace as the fruit of Christ’s presence in history, the only road for reaching the ideals of peace and justice that have always sustained the American dream.
Cardinal George met the North American Responsibles of CL during the Diakonia in mid-January. His encounter with the Movement, Fr Giussani’s books, and faith in America: “Your communion is what makes people free.”
The first congress on bioethics in Havana, promoted by the John Paul II Center, included a presentation of Fr. Giussani's The Religious Sense. Before an audience of 200 people, outstanding Cuban figures discussed elementary experience, freedom an
His stories tell of little daily events. His characters are ordinary people. And yet emerging from their miserable affairs is beauty and the pity that lifts men above their baseness.
The trip to Uganda made by the Pope’s “Minister of Charity.” The Cor Unum project with AVSI and esteem for the work of the Movement.
Kenya St Kizito’s: Teaching a trade, giving the foundations for opening a business, but above all, accompanying young people in rediscovering their dignity, because “it is not enough to teach someone how to fish, you have to share why one fishes.”
First part of a journey into Africa's center. The disheartening macroeconomic analyses, the developmental crisis, and the lack of globalization. The Church's reality and the testimonies of a presence that shares and builds. A positive example for all.