Opened two years ago, the bold initiative of a few friends, the Crossroads Cultural Center has aroused the curiosity of New York. Now its initiatives have reached Washington, DC, too.
News - 2006
The heart of a Catholic university is an experience of the relationship between faith and reason. When faith and reason are split, the experience of universitas disappears
On September 19th, a panel discussion about U.S. foreign policy took place in New York. Perspectives from two intellectuals at the forefront of American liberalism.
What is happening in the world of medical inquiry? A discussion with the Chairman of the President’s Council on Bioethics Edmund Pellegrino, who warns that science’s indiscriminate use of biotechnology will inevitably lead to eugenics.
In Kitgum, in northern Uganda, a library dedicated to Fr. Giussani for the children fleeing from the war who take refuge in the hospital.
For the first time in the Malaysian metropolis, the CL Spiritual Exercises were held, the fruit of an unexpected (albeit hoped for) friendship born over the past two years.
In São Paolo, a School of Community gathers 15,000 university students, divided into groups of 600, and hairdressing and beauty centers serve the new neighborhoods of the ex-favelados.
Priests from ten U.S. states, Puerto Rico, and Canada gathered for their annual retreat. For five days they went to the depths of Pope Benedict’s first encyclical.
On April 4th at the University of St. Tomas in Manila, "The Risk of Education" by Luigi Giussani was presented. The re-discovery of the true mission of education.
In order to offer a judgement on our society, we have to choose a criterion with which to evaluate it. In fact, analysis of the symptoms of the West’s weariness or bewilderment can produce very different diagnoses.
An insignificant, solitary little man. He knew it, but didn’t care. For him, the Beauty that had filled his void was enough. The profound sentiments of the musician laid bare in his very human letters
Fr. Ambrogio Pisoni was stopped by a man who said to him, “I am Pavesi, the one who put his hand up on the first day of schoo” After that there were several more meetings, and Claudio Pavese agreed to tell us something of his relationship Giussani
The Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest was elected last October as the President of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE) for the five-year term 2006-2011. We began our conversation for Traces with this new appointment.
A journey to the CL communities in Uganda, Kenya, and Nigeria, where a contagious vitality is creating a new humanity.
The testimony of an Irish journalist who discovered in Fr. Giussani’s book the shadow of an answer, a teacher’s enlightened research, and the Archbishop’s astute summary
The life of Christians after the victory of Hamas: the importance of dialogue, the centrality of education, new developments in relations with the Jewish community, and the role of the Franciscans. A conversation with the Custodian of the Holy Land.
"Paul Mariani has demonstrated how great literature can help us maintain a gaze upon reality–even when that look seems to see little more than nothingness." Here we examine some of Mariani's work.
"In 2003, The Avalon School opened its doors to 102 boys, and currently serves 220 students from grades three to twelve." An interview with Richard McPherson and Kevin Davern.
The religious character of American culture and the role of the Church in public debate reveal why a concordat between Church and State is superfluous in the USA.