"We will eventually be Christians, not by obligation or tradition, but because of our fascination with Christ." Fr. Julián Carrón was interviewed by Denver Catholic in light of the publication of Disarming Beauty.
News - 2017 - Page 2
An interview with Fr. Julián Carrón, by John L. Allen Jr. and Ines San Martin Crux. Pope Francis, the Church on the journey in this ‘epochal change’, and the English edition of Carrón's book, Disarming Beauty.
In a city with its nerves on edge, the London event proposes a provocative theme: to look with sympathy on what is unexpected.
"If Christianity is true, what do Christians really have to fear?" In contrast with Rod Dreher's The Benedict Option, Julián Carrón's Disarming Beauty preaches a Christianity of fearlessness and relationship.
Message of Fr. Julián Carrón to the friends of the Ugandan Community on the occasion of the departure to Heaven of Fr. Pietro Tiboni. "Father Tiboni has given us an example of what faith is: the loving recognition of a Presence ..."
They arrived from all parts of Italy and the world for an audience with the Pope. Here is the account of a day that gathered more than 5,000 middle school kids to learn that “the world is changed by opening the heart.”
The epochal challenges of terrorism and migration, the role of religion in contemporary society. What do Pope Francis’ words and gestures in Egypt teach us? An analysis by Javier Maria Prades López. (from Jotdown.es)
There is much talk of a post-truth society and of “scams.” However, these are merely consequences of the absence of concreteness. John Waters journeys through our way of staying informed. From the May issue of Tracce.
Presentation in Barcelona on Disarming Beauty. Fr. Julian Carrón and Pilar Rahola dialogue about the book. "My head exploded. The book provoked, seduced irritated, interrogated and conquered me..."
A flyer released by the UK community after the Manchester attack. Among pain and disbelief, "let us look at this pity and at this thirst, at this infinite desire for good, beauty, life, justice that we all are."
The economy, the elections in France, Islamic terrorism. The president of the Fraternity of CL answers the questions of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo on themes from the book "Disarming Beauty".
Notes of the introduction of Fr. Julián Carrón to the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation (Rimini, April 28, 2017). "... Let us elevate our awareness, let us reawaken our responsibility!"
Blesseds Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto are canonized in the Square in front of the Shrine of Our Lady of Fátima. "We can take as our examples Saint Francisco and Saint Jacinta, whom the Virgin Mary introduced into the immense ocean of God’s light..."
A place frozen in time. But where things previously impossible are now happening. Strategic meetings over global politics. A new openness to the Church, and in the Church. Including the small CL community and the presentation of Fr. Giussani’s biography.
A surprising friendship is discovered among the frenetic London pace. A friendship among people that does not limit or isolate, but rather "illuminates everything".
Forty years after the first Italian edition was printed, Fr. Giussani’s Risk of Education has become a method for 25,000 teachers from Uganda to South Sudan and even Jordan. Here’s how.
Pope Francis visited the Catholic Coptic Church in Egypt. He said despite the many negative and despairing voices, priests and religious there are called to be a positive force within society.
"Living at the height of our desire takes work. And it’s only for the audacious, as I often tell you." Julián Carrón’s message at the conclusion of the GS Easter Triduum in Italy on April 15, 2017.
Fr Ibrahim sent greetings on Easter. "In what atmosphere will the Christians of Aleppo celebrate Easter? In that of Resurrection? Is war really over?"
The founder of Russia Cristiana passed away on Christmas Day at age 93. Remembering his encounter with Fr. Giussani in 1957, the discovery of the samizdat, and much more.
At the Meeting of Rimini, there was an exhibit on Brazilian prisons run by the prisoners. What is their secret? The leader of APAC, Valdeci Antonio Ferreira, tells why “wagering on freedom” challenges the system.