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John Henry Newman

Cor ad cor loquitur part III: Newman's third conversion

ChurchGiuseppe Pezzini and Michela Young

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.

Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas, founded by Newman in Littlemore. Via Wikimedia Commons.
The meeting with Azurmendi, Franceschini e Cotelo

EncuentroMadrid 2019: Have we found our human face?

Current EventsElena Santa María

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?

Benedict XVI during his address to the German Parliament on 22 September 2011

Three Popes and the “common house”

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John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis. A collection of the Church’s statements on themes at the heart of the Synod on the Amazon. At stake is not only "a "physical" ecology, but also a "human" ecology, that makes existence more dignified".

John Paul II
 Sister Giusy (right) in the Palaçoulo countryside

Portugal: The gift of a new monastery

ChurchMaria Acqua Simi

A new Cistercian "foundation" in the countryside, in the North of the country, will host a community of ten Trappist nuns who will leave their home in Vitorchiano, Italy. A living expression of "our being Church for the world".

The construction work of the new monastery.
Al-Azhar University, Cairo.

Egypt: The Meeting meets the great Imam of Al Azhar

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Their first meeting was a year ago. Today a delegation from Rimini, led by President Emilia Guarnieri, returned to Cairo to continue the dialogue with one of the most important authorities in the Islamic world.

John Henry Newman. Photo from The Oxford Oratory.

Cor ad cor loquitur part II: Newman's Second Conversion

ChurchGiuseppe Pezzini and Michela Young

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.

Trinity College, Oxford. Via Wikimedia Commons.
The holiday with the Ugandan university students

Uganda. It’s not enough to say, "a nice companionship".

Current EventsIgnacio Carbajosa

The new life of Gladys and her father; a lunch with Anifa, a Muslim, in the heart of the slum, the holiday with the university students, from the music of Arnold and Marvin to the fear of the spirits of Ochaka...The four-day story in and around Kampala.

Assisted suicide. The Italian Bishops on the ruling of the Council

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Italy’s Constitutional Court ruled on the non-punishment of suicide assistance to those who have already decided to take their own lives, pointing towards guidelines for a future law. The Italian Episcopal conference reiterates the words of Pope Francis.

The sculpture dedicated to Fr. Giussani in Rimini

Rimini. A monument for Fr. Giussani

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In Rimini, in the middle of a roundabout near the old exhibition center, a sculpture that presents a scheme that Fr. Giussani often used to explain Christianity.

Monsignor Giuliano Frigeni

Giuliano Frigeni: “Our cry”

ChurchAlessandra Stoppa

Why is the life of indigenous peoples at the center of the Church’s attention? The interview with the Bishop of Parintins who, before participating in the October synod dedicated to the Amazon, will be at the Cultural Centre in Milan on 24th September.

John Henry Newman

Cor ad cor loquitur Part I: Newman’s first conversion

ChurchGiuseppe Pezzini and Michela Young

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.

An allegory of Tudor succession. Wikimedia Commons

Missionary October. A task for all Christians

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From the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis spoke of an ‘outbound church’ and of ‘missio ad gentes’. Today, he invites us to take a step further, with an "extraordinary time dedicated to missionary work". Which concerns "every baptized person".

Fr. Donato Contuzzi, missionary of the Fraternity of St. Charles in Taiwan
Fr. Aleksandr Men'

Aleksandr Men. A path that leads to the heart of life

ChurchGiovanna Parravicini

In Moscow, an exhibition to commemorate the priest killed on 9 September, 1990. He was named "the apostle of Russia of the twentieth century". He challenged, through his preaching and books, the general conviction that "the impossible was impossible".

The seminary of the Library of the Spirit in Moscow
The Pope blesses the Cross of Mercy, made by the prisoners at Paliano, Frosinone

“No cell can prevent hope from entering”

ChurchGiorgio Paolucci

More than 10,000 people, including policemen, staff and volunteers, were in St. Peter's Square for the Papal Audience with those who work in Italian prisons and to whom Francis addresses three words: "Thank you, go ahead and be brave!”

A group from ''Incontro e Presenza'' at the Audience
The presentation in Rio de Janiero

Rio de Janiero. “Do you know when words go straight to the heart?”

Current EventsIsabella Alberto

The presentation of “Onde está Deus?” (Where is God?) in Brazil. Julián Carrón spoke alongside psychiatrist and social network star, Italo Marsili. “Virtual relationships? They are effective when you reawaken desire in the other”.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis: “An educational alliance for a new humanism”

ChurchPope Francis

From a commitment to guard our "common house”, declared in Laudato Si’, to a declaration to eliminate discrimination, signed in Abu Dhabi. Challenges that can be overcome by focusing on education. The Pope launches a global event for 14 May, 2020.

Carrón. “The Meeting, a presence charged with proposal”

Current EventsJulián Carrón

“From the very beginning, the Meeting has been a place of encounter, a space of freedom”, born from a “Christian event, lived as the wellspring of an ideal”. Carrón's introduction in the special issue of “Traces” dedicated to the Meeting.

Guadalupe Arbona Abascal

Meeting 2019: Your name was born from what you gazed upon

Current EventsGuadalupe Arbona Abascal

The talk on the title of this year’s Meeting by Guadalupe Arbona Abascal, Professor of Comparative Literature and coordinator of the Master in Creative Writing at the Complutense University of Madrid.