News - 2020 - Page 3

The Holy Week booklet

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Texts and prayers that Fr. Giussani always proposed to help us live Easter.

Enrique Irazoqui as Jesus in "The Gospel according to Matthew" by Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964)

Pasolini: "My foot caught in the stirrup”

CultureTommaso Ricci

The image from the Easter poster 2020 is taken from Pasolini’s "The Gospel according to Matthew". But the poet’s relationship with the figure of Christ was not random. Already at the age of twenty, an atheist, he wrote: "I look for Him everywhere".

The "Urbi et Orbi" blessing

"Embracing the Lord in order to embrace hope"

ChurchPope Francis

Pope Francis' meditation during the moment of prayer for the epidemic in St. Peter's Square. "Yet our faith is weak and we are fearful. But you, Lord, will not leave us at the mercy of the storm".

Pope Francis

The video of the Pope's Our Father

ChurchPope Francis

The Holy Father prayed, united with Christians of all confessions, for the pandemic-torn world. On Friday 27th, a moment of prayer on the empty sagrata of Saint Peter’s Basilica with the Urbi et Orbi blessing.

"The Gospel according to Matthew", directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964)

Easter 2020: The CL videoposter

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The images are taken from "The Gospel according to Matthew" by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the poet whose verses accompany the words pronounced by Fr. Giussani in St. Peter's Square in 1998.

Livia Giussani

Livia Giussani: CL’s obituary

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Fr. Giussani's sister has died. Here is Fr. Julián Carrón and Communion and Liberation’s message: "Intercede for us, together with your brother, in this very dramatic circumstance".

Pope Francis: "Let us hold fast to what really matters”

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The Pope’s message for the recitation of the Rosary, proposed by the Italian bishops during this health emergency. An invitation to turn to the Lord, that He may guard every family, especially "the sick and those who take care of them”.

“Do not despair. Beg"

Current EventsLuca Doninelli

A writer re-reads Carrón's letter on Coronavirus. "I have always thought that I was fearless, but I was wrong”. In those few lines he finds "my drama and everyone's drama intact."

Clonline: Latest News

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We have now created an official instagram account to share our latest news.

“Be still and know that I am God”

ChurchFr. Mauro-Giuseppe Lepori

The Cistercian Abbot General's letter to the Cistercian communities at the time of the pandemic. "To stop before God means to recognize that his presence fills the instant and thus fully satisfies our heart".

Mauro Magatti

Magatti: "Hope that resists despair"

Current EventsDavide Perillo

A dialogue with a sociologist from the Catholic University in Milan about Carrón's letter on Coronavirus. Fragility, the truth of our lives, the rediscovery of a "common good". And the meaning of an existence that is not self-referential.

Beppe, farmer in the province of Cremona

"Faith puts fear in its proper place"

Current EventsLuca Fiore

Beppe milks 300 cows in the province of Cremona. He talks about his daily life which consists of prudence, prayer and wonder at the things that happen. The dearest thing I have is what is given to me to live everyday".

Bernhard Scholz

Bernhard Scholz is the new president of the Rimini Meeting

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The first statement of Emilia Guarnieri's successor: "This dramatic moment reminds us of one of our main objectives: to witness a hope capable of facing all historical circumstances, to contribute to the common good”.

"The Gospel according to Matthew", directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964)

Easter 2020: The Communion and Liberation poster

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The image is taken from "The Gospel according to Matthew" by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the poet whose verses accompany the words pronounced by Fr. Giussani in St. Peter's Square in 1998.

Julián Carrón's letter to the movement

Current Events

All next CL events are suspended. But "nothing can keep us from proceeding on our journey to continue to increase our certainty. Therefore, I pose you the question I intended to use as preparation for the Exercises: “What saves us from nothingness?”

Fr. Firas Lutfi with the children of Aleppo

Fr. Firas: "This is how Syria suffers"

ChurchMaria Acqua Simi

Fr. Firas Lutfi speaks about his fellow Franciscan Brothers who live under Sharia law, about the children of Aleppo who suffer the cold, about the question of the meaning of innocent pain. But also about a faith that grows day after day.