News - 2020 - Page 3

Cornel West and Robert George

Dialogue between Cornel West and Robert George

Current Events

Two American intellectuals on opposing political fronts came together in an appeal for "the search for truth and freedom of thought." The last video of the series "Not too much to ask - No es demasiado pedir - Not too much to ask".

A post on the facebook page of the Library of the Spirit in Moscow

The Meeting is wherever I am

Current EventsLuca Fiore

The Rimini Meeting is also live in 85 Italian cities and 25 countries around the world, because of the personal initiative of many. As happened in Moscow and Porto San Paolo, Sardinia. With even a loudspeaker on a car in the streets...

The Rimini Meeting in Porto San Paolo, in Sardinia
The virtual exhibition about K2

Meeting 2020 exhibitions: vaccinated against doubt

Current EventsAlessandra Stoppa

The audacity of wonder, from Giussani's questions to an expedition at eight thousand meters. The Meeting's four exhibitions and the ways to see them, both physically and at a distance, or only in a digital format.

The exhibition ''Living the Reality'' at the Palacongressi
Umberto Galimberti

The challenges of living in the era of Nihilism

Current Events

Philosopher Umberto Galimberti, a guest for the first time at the Meeting, and psychiatrist Eugenio Borgna talk about the great questions that arise from today's life. Moderated by Costantino Esposito.

Julián Carrón

Where does hope originate from?

Current Events

Is there a hope that does not depend solely on more favourable circumstances? How can the desire for a better future not be disappointed? The talk by Julián Carrón, president of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.

Mario Sala

The dream of a ridiculous man

Current Events

The adaptation of Dostoevsky's masterpiece with actor Mario Sala, introduced by Tatjana Kasatkina, from the Russian Academy of Science and commentary by students from Modena and Moscow.

Joseph Weiler

Devoid of wonder, we remain deaf to the sublime

Current Events

Joseph Weiler, University Professor at NYU Law School and Senior Fellow at the Center for European studies at Harvard. Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President Fondazione Meeting.

Mario Draghi

Meeting 2020: Opening Session

Current Events

Mario Draghi, Former President of the BCE (European Central Bank) Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President of the Meeting for friendship among peoples.

Bernhard Scholz

Bernhard Scholz: Wonder and Recovery

Current EventsLuca Fiore

A very different edition, aimed at sharing ideas about all the questions of our time. And at learning what can “sustain us in rebuilding.” In Traces, Bernhard Scholz describes what it means to accept the challenge posed by the Meeting's title.

Emmanuele Forlani, director of the Meeting
Lima, Peru

Peru: The novelty in a fractured world

Current EventsDaniela Altini

In Peru, the presentation of “Reawakening Our Humanity” with Fr. Carrón, artist Ivonne Labrousse and geologist Fredesbindo Vásquez. A frank and direct discussion. “Where can we look for this gaze you talk about?”

Latin America: The sky in our home

Current EventsLiziane Bittencourt and Débora R. Cavalieri

Is quarantine a prison or a window onto the world? A group of friends has not missed the chance presented by lockdown to go to the depth of their experience. A small website was born. And a dialogue that has crossed borders.

One of the drawings published on ''O céu em nossa casa''
Beirut's port after the explosion

Beirut: "Lebanon is not dead"

Current EventsPaolo Perego

The roar, the race to find friends and colleagues, between the rubble and destruction. And fear that returns like a ghost from the past. Rony is Lebanese and works for Avsi, which just launched a fundraiser. His account of Tuesday's tragedy.

The volunteers working in the city's streets
Fr. Claudio Lurati (Photo: Semanario Diocesano de Como)

Fr. Claudio Lurati: “God still calls me to Egypt”

ChurchGiorgio Paolucci

The Holy See has just announced the appointment of the Comboni missionary as Apostolic Vicar of Alexandria. He returns to the place where he lived for twelve years and where he saw works and great friendships flourish.

Alexandria, Egypt Alessandria d'Egitto (Photo: Flo P/Unsplash)

Meeting 2020: A tour of the exhibitions and performances

Current EventsPaola Ronconi

They have always been amongst the pillars of the Rimini Meeting. This year there will be no lack of performances and exhibitions, taking place both online and physically. In reduced form, yes, but certainly not in content.

A tour of a previous exhibition at the Meeting

The radiance in your eyes

Current Events

Julián Carrón’s latest book, The radiance in your eyes – What saves us from nothingness?, is now available online. “An itinerary rooted in an experience and a history, and thus offers a contribution to the search and expectancy of everyone.”

Carlos Ferreirinha and Julián Carrón

Brazil: "The other and the revolution"

Current EventsIsabella Alberto

Via video link from Milan, Julián Carrón presented his book "The reawakening of humanity" in a dialogue with entrepreneur Carlos Ferreirinha, addressing the "truest questions of man".

Meeting 2020: What awaits us

Current EventsPaolo Perego

From the opening with former ECB President Mario Draghi, to meetings with Carrón, Bassetti, Azurmendi, Weiler... and many other speakers, exhibitions and performances. An overview of the program of the 2020 “special edition”.

Palacongressi in Rimini