The Pope's homily during Midnight Mass in St Peter's in Rome: "The Father did not give us a thing, an object; he gave his own only-begotten Son, who is all his joy."
News - 2020
The presentation of the encyclical "Fratelli tutti" for the Chilean community, a dialogue with Nuncio Alberto Ortega Martín. An occasion, on Christmas Eve, to "remind ourselves of what we are called to do for the world."
We repropose a meditation from Fr. Luigi Giussani, taken from the book Dalla liturgia vissuta. Una testimonianza [From the lived liturgy. A witness], first printed in 1973.
One of Fr. Giussani's greatest friends has died at the age of 78, who gave his whole life in service of the movement and of the Church. "We ask the Lord that we come to be like him, sons and daughters in the Son."
On December 16, 250 years ago, the great composer was born. He is one of Fr. Giussani's most beloved composers. From Spirto Gentil, his commentary on the Concerto for Violin and Orchestra op.61: "It is the emblem of man's wait for God."
From December Traces, Millet's gaze as expressed in the Christmas poster. "It is not the Holy Family, but is pervaded by that clear link between the everyday and the eternal that the family of Nazareth experienced and brought into the world.
From support in developing countries to Italy affected by Covid, where poverty has increased in the last year. AVSI is supporting the work of organizations that already operate in various regions to help five thousand families.
The Spanish event was held online from November 19-22. Meetings, performances, exhibitions, and ‘reliable’ witnesses. “We have been able to verify that trust is possible and reasonable because reality is not absurd, but reveals a meaning.”
Pope Francis' video message to "The Economy of Francesco", an event that saw young economists from 115 countries around the world meet online. "Do not be afraid to get involved and touch the soul of your cities with the gaze of Jesus."
This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Jean-François Millet's "Winter Evening".
A project for the 2020 Campaign in a country affected by Covid and a deep socioeconomic crisis. In the refugee camps, work is being done to allow people to restart.
From November 19 - 22 a special edition of EncuentroMadrid will take place online. Meetings, dialogues and exhibitions will focus on the title chosen for 2020: "What can we trust in?". An interview with its president, Rafael Gerez.
An edition reshaped by Covid, but will be no less rich. The Spanish event will take place online 19-22 November with meetings, round-tables, performances. Ignacio Carbajosa explains why it should not be missed.
Crammed into a freight train running north to escape violence in their countries. Thousands of minors from Central and South America are stranded at the US border. Another project from this year’s campaign.
The educational emergency aggravated by the pandemic, confusion among young people who feel lost. How should we respond? Vatican news interviews Fr. Julián Carrón.
In Yaoundé, Cameroon, hundreds of abandoned young people are welcomed every day at the Edimar Center. Here is Mireille’s story.
The attack took place a few meters from their home. Then came the news on TV, messages from parishioners. Their Cardinal, from the outset, was in the chapel praying. "Where can hope come from?"
Upon hearing the news of the hospitalization of the President of the Italian Bishops' Conference and that the Archbishop of Milan has tested positive for Coronavirus, Fr. Carrón has written to them with words of friendship and affection.
In Bujumbura, the former capital of Burundi, young people off the streets are being helped to carve out their future. Here are two of their stories.
A three days online for Encuentro Santiago, in a country on the eve of an important election, harassed by a deep social crisis, as well as Covid. Yet, "we have something to say".
The campaign to support six projects in Italy and around the world has been launched. "Ensuring safety does not mean ceasing to be surprised by the need of the other".