“From its very beginning, the Movement has stressed education; the very charism of Giussani is a method of education." The fiftieth anniversary of the Movement was celebrated in Kampala with the presentation of "The Risk of Education."
News - 2004
"As the Pope has repeatedly affirmed, dialogue and solidarity must prevail over war and violence." A look at the current conflict in Darfur.
About a hundred American university students vacationed in California’s Yosemite National Park. They experienced a bond stronger than any limit, and discovered a human reality that does not disappoint because it bears the meaning of everything.
Living in Florida, Fr. Marino tells about his experience with the Hispanic world. Rather than a clash of cultures, he’s living an openness to all cultures.
February 13-14, 2004, in Yaoundé: fifty of us got together. “The step we have to take now is to begin seeing ourselves as fathers and mothers to each other.”
"The Holy Father is pleased to have been informed of the Good Friday Stations of the Cross taking place once more in New York. He sends greetings to all those taking part and assures them of his union in prayer." From the Vatican, March 29, 2004.
In the first centuries of Christianity, the first feasts of Mary were instituted and churches were built in honor of the Blessed Virgin. A people turns to the Mother of the Redeemer to ask for protection and favors.
A report in the science magazine Focus on the question of the substance of reality. Unfortunately, when all is said and done, a state of mind persists that sees only doubt and deceit. But there is a fact which triumphs
"What we have heard many times in these days spent together–the impossible correspondence–is a reality verified in the unique circumstances of the lived experience of each of us." From the homily of Bishop James Matthew Wingle, La Thuile.
The presence of the priests of the Fraternity of St Charles Borromeo, in Nairobi since 1997: the building of a church, a kindergarten and a new house for African missionaries.
We present here the story of the great black painter Henry Tanner who lived during trying times when the question of race was dramatic in America. Nowadays, his talent is fully appreciated, and we can admire his works even at the White House.
One of the nation’s leading authorities on bioethics, the multi-faceted Leon Kass, talks candidly about following his vocation to education, his thoughts on science and religion, and his love for life and the common good of all.
The example of St Kizito in Kampala: Courses for teachers in some of the country’s scholastic institutions, to propose a new method of teaching.
The CLU (CL university) students of Lagos, starting from life at the university, have begun working on Fr Giussani’s book. “You only need to follow an encountered beauty.”
Many issues and topics are likely to emerge during the US 2004 Presidential Election. Below, tackles the subject of marriage and family in light of this coming election.
“Everyone has to look out for himself.” This was his philosophy of life before the encounter with a group of friends occurred.
The characters in Walker Percy’s novels start out “lost in the cosmos.” An experience sends them out on a search. Ultimately, they come to see themselves as pilgrims.
CL Fraternity friends recalled their long-standing friendship with a group of Orthodox friends. To celebrate the Fraternity Anniversary, they hosted the Russians for a memorable evening of fellowship.
We offer a few notes from the testimony of the Archbishop of Boston, Sean Patrick O’Malley, at the presentation of "Why the Church?" in Minnesota.
Paolo Carozza, Professor of Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, reflects upon the origin of rights and human dignity in American society.
Four very intense days of lessons, witnesses, the presentation of "Why the Church?," and the projection of a video of Fr Giussani. A great challenge and a great promise.