News - 2020 - Page 7

Julián Carrón's letter to the movement

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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.

The hike during the Chilean community's vacation

Chile: Where dignity becomes custom?

Current EventsPaula Giovanetti

The street protests are behind us. The CL community gathers for their summer vacation. Days in the company of Beethoven, the Unnamed and missionary Karoline Mayer. To surprise themselves again with a different way of being together.

Fr. Giussani and Pope John Paul II

Fr. Luigi Giussani: his gaze penetrated your soul

Current EventsRoberta Gisotti

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".

Monsignor Cesare Nosiglia

Nosiglia: "Fr. Giussani’s outgoing church”

ChurchCesare Nosiglia

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”.

Monsignor Paolo Pezzi

Pezzi: "Fr. Giussani, lover of freedom"

ChurchPaolo Pezzi

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."

Mass in Tunis' Cathedral

Lhernould: "The foundation of true liberation"

ChurchNicolas Lhernould

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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UK: Ex umbris et imaginibus in veritatem

Current EventsMichela Young

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.

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The People of the New York Encounter

Current EventsGiorgio Vittadini

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.

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At the New York Encounter

New York Encounter 2020: "Crossing the Divide"

Current EventsLisa Lickona

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.”

The presentation of ''Where is God?'' with Julián Carrón
The presentation of Abbruzzese's book in Rome (Photo: Bruno Monaco)

The Meeting: where a people can be born

Current EventsGuglielmo Evani

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.

From the left, Fausto Bertinotti, Rocco Buttiglione, Brother Luca Bianchi, Guzman Carriquiry and Emilia Guarnieri.