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?”
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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 priest from Porto San Giorgio (Fermo) met CL in 1965. He was a missionary in Brazil for 40 years, where he created shelters for children in the favelas.
She was one of the Meeting’s founders forty years ago, and after 27 years she will no longer be in charge of this great event. “What I feel right now is a great gratitude”.
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.
Watch the video of the panel discussion between Fr. Zacharie Bukuru, His Grace Anba David and Rev. Marcel Uwineza, moderated by Barbara Gagliotti.
"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.
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.