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News - 2018 - Page 2
Over 200 people gathered for the International Assembly of Leaders of CL. We heard stories from Venezuela and Uganda, and the voice of Giussani from a lesson in 1968. All of this helped us rediscover how faith can change the life of everyone.
On September 28-30, the Festival of Friendship will take place at Pittsburgh’s Trust Arts Education Center. Here is an overview if what's in store.
We publish a recap of this year's Meeting and the theme of next year's Meeting, taken from a poem by Karol Wojtyla.
Yesterday, Pope Francis' apostolic visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families came to an end. We publish his homily delivered in Phoenix Park, Dublin, on August 26.
The Secretary General of the Muslim World League attended the Meeting for the first time for a talk on inter-religious dialogue. Other highlights included a conversation on the EU, the Christians in Qaraqosh, and outer space with Roberto Battiston.
The questions of the astrophysicists, the issue of immigration, Leopardi’s infinite, Giussani’s theological thought, the “Lutheran” cardinal, and surprises from the “New Generations” exhibit.
Changing the world was at the heart of a question posed by a student yesterday, as well as the desire of the youth in ’68. Freedom was the core of many dialogues: Weiler, Cassese, Fr. Clavería, Pilar Vigil, and Cardinal Scola.
On August 21, the Meeting saw the freedom of Jean Valjean, of the sixteen-year-old writer Veronica, and of Paola Cigarini, a journey through the stars, and a look at education.
The second day of the Meeting featured politics, the life of Bergoglio, an overview of today’s Church, and a dialogue on Job between Natoli, Carrón, and Melazzini.
The first day of the Rimini Meeting included a moment of silence for Genova, witnesses of charity, and a show at the Tiberian Bridge. Recurring in the exhibits were this year’s great themes.
We publish the full text of Archbishop Christophe Pierre's talk at the 2018 Rimini Meeting on the theme, “The forces that move history are the same that make man happy.”
This morning saw the kick-off the 2018 edition of the Rimini Meeting, the annual week-long cultural festival in Rimini, Italy. Here is an overview of what’s in store.
A review of Alberto Savorana's "The Life of Luigi Giussani" by Alessandro Rovati, professor of Theology at Belmont Abbey College.
"Christians cannot give up their dream that the world will change for the better, because it is a reasonable one. This certainty is rooted in the deep conviction that Christ is the beginning of the new world."
Why is the Meeting proposing an exhibit on a book written over 2,000 years ago? What does the biblical figure have to do with the 1968 protests? An appointment with the mystery of pain reveals what happened to reason after Kant killed Kant.
At the June 2018 National Diaconia, Protestant theologian Stanley Hauerwas shared his personal history, his journey of faith, and his appreciation of Fr. Luigi Giussani, in light of the challenges American Christians face today.
What bridges the individual and the cosmos? The Meeting of Rimini will be inaugurated by an adaptation of Paul Claudel’s "The Satin Slipper," bringing to the stage the Christian paradox in which the smallest detail is forever pierced by the eternal.
Chiara, a wife and mother, died in 2012 to give birth to Francesco. The gladness of her “yes” to Christ still generates fruits today. Six years from her passing, the diocese of Rome took the first step toward her beatification.
The following lesson was given by Fr. Julián Carrón to the CLU responsibles on June 9, 2018.
On August 11-12, 2018, Pope Francis will meet with Italy's young people to pray for the upcoming Synod. Fr. Julián Carrón wrote to the 740 CL students who will participate in a five-day pilgrimage in preparation for this meeting.