News - 2019 - Page 4

Julián Carrón

Carrón: "The 'Unbalanced' Power of Christianity"

Current EventsAndrea Monda

The societal crisis and the role of the Church. "Man needs to be embraced in the full 'density of his humanity.'" We publish an interview with Fr. Carrón from the Osservatore Romano.

© Alberto Ricci

The Political Value of an Experience

Current Events

As we await the June issue of Traces, we publish the Close-Up, a dialogue between Carrón and a group of Italian university students involved in student government.

New York Encounter: Crossing the Divide

Current Events

We announce the theme of the 2020 New York Encounter, "Crossing the Divide." The event will take place in Manhattan on February 14-16.

Alberto Savorana. Photo by Melissa Font.

A Change is Gonna Come

Current EventsAlberto Savorana

The author of Giussani’s biography looks back on his ten stops in the United States and Canada to present the book’s American edition. People describe what the charism has to offer for men and women today as we face an unprecedented crisis.

The panel in Los Angeles. Photo by Amy Hickl.
Father Paolo Sottopietra. Photo by Leonora Giovanazzi

Fraternity of Saint Charles: Superior General Confirmed

Church

The general assembly of the Missionaries of Saint Charles has re-elected Fr. Paolo Sottopietra as its superior general. Also nominated were Fr. Emanuele Silanos as vicar, and Fr. Andrea D’Auria and Fr. Stefano Tenti as advisors.

Jean Vanier (left) and Luigi Giussani in 1998.

Jean Vanier: He Converted Hearts, One by One

Church

We publish the obituary text signed by Fr. Julián Carrón on behalf of Communion and Liberation on the occasion of the passing of Jean Vanier alongside a video interview by Vanier for the 2015 New York Encounter.

In Search of the Human Face: Identity and the Challenge of Disability (16:34)
Julián Carrón

The Mystery of God Who Was a Baby

Current EventsJulián Carrón

In Fr. Giussani’s thought, everything revolves around Jesus’ incarnation. The Corriere della Sera published an excerpt from Carrón's preface to the recently released Giussani book, La verità nasce dalla carne.

Chris in Limbo raises the chosen ones (XV c.). Chapel of Saint Sebastien, Lanslevillard.

Fraternity Exercises 2019: Friday's Introduction

Current EventsJulián Carrón

We publish the text of Julián Carrón's introduction to the 2019 Fraternity Exercises titled"What Can Withstand the Test of Time." The full text of the exercises will be released alongside the June issue of Traces.

Carrón's Greeting to the GS Triduum

Current EventsJulián Carrón

We publish Fr. Julián Carrón's greeting to the high school students attending the GS Triduum retreat in Rimini, Italy.

Lisa Lickona. Courtesy of Crossroads Cultural Center.

Saints Who Were Sinners

CultureStephen Adubato

"The saints are people whose whole humanity has been taken up into this relationship with Jesus Christ." At the last Crossroads event in New York City, Fr. Solanus Benfatti and Lisa Lickona discussed what makes one a saint.

Fr. Solanus Benfatti. Courtesy of Crossroads Cultural Center.
Notre Dame spire on fire. Photo by LEVRIER Guillaume via Wikimedia Commons.

Notre Dame: We Were Made to Build Cathedrals

Current EventsLuca Doninelli

For one day, the world spoke of nothing besides a church. The sadness of people, not only the believers, revealed a strange nostalgia. It is a sign of something indelible.

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. CC0

Benedict XVI on the Sex Abuse Scandal

Church

We propose an article written by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for the Corriere della Sera on the current sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. Read the full text.

The Assembly of Responsibles in Brazil. Photo by Jakeline Oliveira Cordeiro.

Latin America: “Awake, Heart!”

Current EventsAlessandra Stoppa

What can the method of Fr. Giussani bring to our lives? To this question speak the experiences of those living the charism in South and Central America. In Brazil, the first Equipe of college students and the Responsible's Assembly.

A "Whole Person Revolution"

Current EventsLetizia Mariani

How to begin again in the general unease that seems to dominate life? The New York Encounter 2019 posed this question to speakers and attendees, and what was revealed was an irreducible core able to make us protagonists again.

Food Banks: The Assembly with Carrón

Current Events

"What does it mean to you to become aware of your true need? What does this introduce into your life?" We publish the notes from the national assembly on the Food Banks.