In Taipei, 24 and 25 December are working days. Few people know the meaning of the holiday, yet the city is illuminated by LED lights. A missionary of the Fraternity of St. Charles describes the hope that everyone has inside.
News - 2019
"God chooses precisely this human state, which no attempt seems able to alter, to challenge the throwaway culture with the newness of a gaze that illuminates the infinite value of every single man." Julián Carrón's letter to 'Corriere della Sera'.
Julián Carrón visited the CL community in the Netherlands for the first time. A visit to the new school, the presentation of the book of School of Community, the questions of those who live in one of the outposts of secularization. This is what happened.
Notes from Julián Carrón's introduction and homily at the Advent Retreat of the Fraternity of St. Joseph in Pacengo (Verona).
The President of the Fraternity opened the second cycle on The Religious Sense, promoted by BergamoIncontra. The theme was the denial of the "constitutive questions" and our daily bewilderment.
On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the priestly ordination of Pope Francis, we re-propose the homily for the Jubilee, delivered on 3 June 2016.
The image proposed by CL for this year's Christmas poster is from a masterpiece of simplicity by Caravaggio. The gazes of the shepherds are “conquered by what was before them,” and reflect the heart of the event that made God “a force close at hand.”
Distance support contributes not only to the training of an individual pupil, but to the life of the whole family. And, even if from a distance, you follow the children as they grow up, sometimes in a surprising way.
After three weeks of demonstrations, the CL community in Colombia has issued a document on the situation of the country.
In Washington D.C, an evening with friends of Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete and the presentation of a new publication of his writings, What is Christian in Christianity?
On 12 December, amid the Brexit crisis, the UK faces a general election. The CL community in the UK has published a leaflet on the election.
The image featured in this year’s Christmas poster is Caravaggio’s ‘Adoration of the Shepherds’, from the Museo Regionale, Messina. Alongside it are passages from Alessandro Manzoni and Fr. Giussani.
The Pope’s message of hope to the victims of Fukushima. The embrace towards those who suffer from loneliness and alienation. And the words said to a young Filipino immigrant, which can be addressed to everyone: "The Lord needs you!"
Francis' visit to Japan began with a visit to the sites of the 1945 massacres and with a strong reprimand for peace, “an unarmed peace”, and a reminder of the history of Christianity in Japan.
Francis’ third and last day in Thailand. He visited a parish in the suburbs before meeting the bishops and celebrating mass with young people.
Francis’ first meetings in Thailand. And mass with 60 thousand people, who came from Vietnam and Cambodia for "a novelty that is much more beautiful than you can imagine”.
Another project from this year's Campaign: training courses to assist the elderly, often left alone by family members who have moved abroad. Here is what the project involves.
A conference that dealt with one of the most topical issues in the care of the elderly. The President of the Fraternity of CL spoke at it: "We are not alone, because One has come to keep us company, to accompany us in living".
Young people want to leave behind the ancient wounds of war. Today, it’s not only necessary that they acquire a job, but that a new ruling class be born. Here is how the 2019/2020 Tents Campaign wants to contribute to this process.
Founded by the PIME missionaries in 1974, Rainha dos Apostolos in Manaus teaches indigenous young people how to cultivate their land sustainably. In this way, they do not have to leave the forest and can become small entrepreneurs.
The cry of Job, indie rock, a doctor on vacation who enters by chance, the President of the Republic... A chronicle of Meeting Lisbon by those who organized it: "We only carry four loaves and two fish".