News - 2003 - Page 2

Gulu, Uganda. Flickr

Journey to Gulu New Signs for Hope

Current EventsVanessa Jullies Akello

Hunger and disease, guerilla warfare and homelessness do not have the final say in a community marked by the clear intervention of Providence.

Gulu, Uganda. Wikimedia Commons

Doctor Corti’s Good Fight

Current EventsChiara Pierotti

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.

Fr. Lorenzo Albacete

At the Beginning of the Beginning

Current EventsLorenzo Albacete

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.

Georgetown University. Wikimedia Commons

Yes, It Is Worth the Risk. An Experience Offered.

Current EventsMichelle Riconscente

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.

Enders Island. Wikimedia Commons

Priests in Stars and Stripes

Current EventsRich Veras, Peter Cameron, OP

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.

Joshua Stancil

Letter from Prison

Current EventsGS-USA

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.

Iraqi Children Gather Around an American Soldier. Wikimedia Commons

An Original–and Positive–Contribution

Current EventsLorenzo Albacete

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 Francis George. Wikimedia Commons

Education and Mission

ChurchFrancis Cardinal George

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.”

Havana, Cuba. Creative Commons CC0

It Happens in Cuba

Current EventsLorenzo Albacete

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

Author Raymond Carver. Flickr

Recounting Facts

CultureLuca Doninelli

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.

Missionaries of Charity. Wikimedia Commons

The Visit of Msgr Cordes

Current EventsFilippo Cavazza

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.

Young Entrepreneurs Grow Up

Current EventsPaola Ronconi

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.”

Forgotten Africa?

Current EventsRodolfo Casadei

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.