"It is a presence, not our strategies, our intelligence or our bravery, that propels and sustains each of our lives." The President of the Fraternity's letter to Corriere della Sera from 1 March.
News - 2020 - Page 2
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the death of Fr. Giussani, Vatican Radio interviewed Fr. Julián Carrón, the President of the Fraternity. "His legacy? Having introduced us to an experience of faith that continues to fascinate us".
The homily of the Archbishop of Turin during Mass for the anniversary of the death of Fr. Giussani, on 19 February. "He has been a tool for the power of Christ to work in history”.
The homily of the Archbishop Paolo Pezzi, of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God at Moscow, during Mass for the anniversary of death of Fr. Giussani, on 25 February. "I have never met anyone in my life who loved human freedom more."
The homily of the Bishop of Constantine (Algeria) during Mass in memory of Fr. Giussani, concelebrated in Tunis with Ilario Antoniazzi, Archbishop of Tunis. “We are at the service of the truth that He is a person”.
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In celebration of the canonization of St. John Henry Newman, the UK CL community organized a pilgrimage to the Birmingham Oratory, home to Newman for forty years. An opportunity to get to know better our first English Saint of the modern era.
In a broken, divided America, such as we see in the world of politics, there are people who, with their actions, show a different way of living.
The Pope's message for Lent 2020: "Jesus' Pasch is not a past event; rather, through the power of the Holy Spirit it is ever present, enabling us to see and touch with faith the flesh of Christ in those who suffer."
The homily of Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Cardinal Secretary of State, on 22 February, the anniversary of the death of Fr. Giussani. "There was a human affinity between the Apostle Peter and Fr. Giussani."
In Monterrey, the presentation of the the Spanish edition of ‘Where is God?’ A dialogue between Julián Carrón, Inés Sáenz, David Noel Ramírez, and journalist Josefina Herrera.
Watch the video of the conversation between Fr. Julián Carrón, Ami Dar, Aaron Riches and Fr. José Medina.
The homily of the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States during Mass for Fr. Giussani at the New York Encounter on February 16: "God is not far away. He is near. He is our companion each day".
In the heart of Manhattan, twenty-four meetings in three days, including exhibitions and performances: “I know that I will find something here that sustains me, something I will find nowhere else.”
In Rome, the presentation of Salvatore Abbruzzese's book about the Rimini Meeting. In dialogue with him, Guzman Carriquiry, Rocco Buttiglione and Fausto Bertinotti. An unexpected gift for the Meeting’s 40th anniversary.
In Rio de Janeiro, the presentation of the Portuguese edition of Julián Carrón’s “Where is God?”. Alongside Marco Montrasi, the national responsible of CL, was businessman Pedro Solomão. The result? An intense dialogue, even with the audience...
Tomorrow, the annual three-day event of meetings, exhibitions and performances kicks-off in the heart of the Big Apple. Here is Pope Francis' greeting to the New York Encounter and a taste of what awaits.
We caught up with New York Encounter organizer Angelo Sala, who talked with us about the origin of the Encounter, the importance of this year’s theme, and the way doing this work has helped him.
The Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, in which the Pope resumes discussion from the last Synod dedicated to the South American region of the Amazon, has been published. It begins with “four great dreams that the Amazon region inspires in me”.
The last step on a journey that began three years ago to deepen a topic dear to Fr. Giussani: education. Five testimonies from the world of education in dialogue with Cardinal Angelo Scola.
In Budapest, the Mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated by Cardinal Erdő, became an opportunity to present "Generating Traces in the History of the World”. And to discover that we are "a spectacle for ourselves".