Syria, a country which is still tightly in the grip of war and poverty. A project from this year’s campaign involves restoring life to a health system that is on its knees.
News - 2019 - Page 2
A house that is open to families in some areas of Milan, Turin and Madrid. The Sisters of Charity of the Assumption take care of adults and children, nursing them and helping them study. Another project from the 2019/20 Campaign.
On Sunday, October 27, Argentinians were called to the polls and elected their new President, Peronist Alberto Fernández. Here is the leaflet that the CL community in Argentina prepared for the elections.
The Archbishop of Taranto analyses the Synod of Bishops on the Amazon. Listening to the cry of this land and its peoples. A healthy shock "that can make us rediscover the novelty of the Gospel".
At Encuentro Santiago the violence and chaos of the last years are still in people’s eyes. But, this weekend, in the South American capital, there was talk of dialogue, education and the encounter with diversity. In a setting of music and exhibitions.
“Let us pray for the grace to experience ourselves in need of mercy, interiorly poor.” Pope Francis’ homily during mass at the conclusion of the Synod on the Amazon.
The title of this year's campaign is: "Get in the game with us – the new generations, protagonists of the world”. Projects in the Amazon, Syria, Venezuela, Mozambique and Italy. A new centre for Syrian refugees will be built in Lebanon.
On 10 November, Spain returns to the polls, once again, for a general election. The fourth in four years. The CL community in Spain has published a flyer on the elections.
The Charta Caritatis, which regulated relations between Cistercian abbeys, celebrates its 900th anniversary. It has much to offer to those who reflect on the crisis of democratic institutions. Father Mauro Lepori and Stefano Zamagni discussed it in Milan.
Venezuela, on the slopes of Mount Roraima, Theodore and his Catholic people hadn’t seen a priest for a long time. The story of a casual encounter and the beginning of a friendship.
Schisms and divisions in the Orthodox sphere. Particularism in the Catholic sphere. How does the thought of past greats (Solov'ev, Bulgakov, Šmeman) and the present ecclesiastical experience respond to today’s challenges?
A series of protests, violence, a state of emergency…and now attempts to reach an agreement. The CL community in Ecuador has published a flyer on the Ecuadorian protests.
In Chiapas, a village of Native American farmers, several hours by jeep from "civilization". People, from the mountains, gather to welcome a priest who comes to celebrate Holy Week.
Does Christianity still have something to say to our societies? La scommessa cattolica, the book by Chiara Giaccardi and Mauro Magatti, presented in Milan with Massimo Recalcati, Julián Carrón and Mario Calabresi, attempts to answer this question.
Guillermina lives in Ocotlán de Morelos, Mexico. She is a craftswoman with ten children. "Clay is earth, water, fire and air, but without me it's nothing. When I have a mass of clay, I pray and do not use moulds.” This is what her work teaches her.
The annual conference entitled "Universality and special stories. The vocation of the Church". Fr. Francesco Braschi: "What is happening in Europe, among both the Orthodox and Catholics, is a challenge to our faith".
He is the first English saint of the modern age. From the October issue of Traces, Professor Ian Ker, the leading expert on Newman's life and work , presents a portrait of the man, intellectual, pastor and prophet of the contemporary church.
“We have come to contemplate the peoples”, said Francis, at the opening of the Synod. In a series of articles, Julián de la Morena, missionary in Latin America, recounts his encounters with indigenous Christians. Simple people, but of great human stature.
Cardinal Serafim Fernandes de Araújo has died at the age of 95. He accompanied the movement in Brazil since the Sixties. Speaking about Fr. Giussani, he said: “He made everything pass through that diamond that is Christ".
For the occasion of the canonisation of John Henry Newman on 13th October, we re-propose extracts from the Newman exhibition, which developed Pope Benedict XVI's reading of Newman's life as a threefold journey of conversion. A journey for us all.
A weekend full of encounters, conversations and dialogues. From protagonists of the Bible to the legacy of Václav Havel, from the challenge of school to the drama of forgiveness. The same question emerges: where is the 'I' born?