Under the ruthless rule of General Fulgencio Batista, playing for the glitzy social clubs of Havana, more than one generation of Cuban musicians freely and happily cultivated their unique national sound.
News - 2008
The death of the writer Nuala O’Faolain shook Ireland, also because of her last words. John Waters responds to that provocation, starting from his own experience.
On the Pontiff’s return from the United States, we asked Archbishop Dominique Mamberti to provide an assessment of the visit. He accepted, explaining why the Successor of Peter “embodies the message that he brings: Christ is our hope”.
On the eve of the new National Assembly of CL teachers, a journey through classrooms across Italy discovers what has been happening in the life (and work) of those who embraced the provocation launched by Fr. Carrón at last October’s Assembly.
Easter Vigil, Homily of His Holiness Benedict XVI, Saint Peter’s Basilica Holy Saturday, March 22, 2008 and Urbi et Orbi Message of His Holiness, Saint Peter’s Square, Easter 2008.
The Berchet High School commemorates “its” teacher, Fr. Giussani, with a plaque. An evening of deep reflection on his passion for education.
Miguel de Unamuno clearly recognizes that his culture depends on Christianity; his writings are a clear antidote to the misconception that history did not change Europe's understanding of the human person.
The door slammed in the Pope’s face by the Roman university? Is it a “regrettable incident,” to be forgotten in a hurry or remarkable opportunity to get to the bottom of the relationship between faith, knowledge, and the search for the truth?
The freedom to educate our children to the meaning of all things is a decisive issue for our society. What we need are teachers who have verified this meaning for themselves. The ultimate solution lies beyond the scope of politics.
The quest for the truth, the defense of rationality, the summons to good… Obstacles to research? No, the exact opposite, says one of Italy’s most important physicists.
The latest book by Father Giussani, "Is it Possible to Live This Way?," was presented in New York City. Nearly a thousand people listened to Julián Carrón, Lorenzo Albacete, Joseph Weiler, and Robert Pollack talk about faith and reason
The elections triggered clashes. The African country wavers between chaos and stability. Yet this account from a CL responsible reveals an encouraging certainty.
The letter from 138 Muslims to Benedict XVI, the visits of Muslim notables to the Vatican, and the Pope’s reply to Prince Ghazi. “Who is my God and how do I live my faith?” An interview with Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
Our healthcare system is broken. What to do about it? To answer the question, we need to first ask another one: “What kind of society do we want to be?” The answer should be rooted in solidarity with the sick and the notion of charitable justice.
Marco Bersanelli, astrophysicist at the University of Milan, and Costantino Esposito, philosopher at the University of Bari, provoked by reading the encyclical on hope, discuss it here, together with Traces.
In our third article on the Pope’s book, we try to understand better the use that Christ made of those vivid, clear stories of everyday life to show us the truth, the foundation of all things.