The Pope does not just engage in dialogue or diplomacy: "He fills the void with his presence." Wael Farouq looks back at Francis’ visit to Iraq, and he recounts how the the Grand Imam of al-Azhar wished to pray for Francis...
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During his stop in Qaraqosh, the Pope met with Iraqi Christians. Here is one of the two testimonies heard by Francis in his meeting with the local community.
During his visit, Pope Francis attended an interreligious meeting in the Plain of Ur with Christian, Muslim, Sabei and Yazidi representatives. Here is his address.
From March 5-8, Pope Francis will visit Iraq to dialogue with the Muslim world and meet the victims of war. This is how Christians in Iraq are awaiting his arrival.
The homily of Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, during mass to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated in Bethseda, Maryland.
The Archbishop of Milan’s homily in Milan Cathedral for the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death, and Fr. Carrón’s greeting.
This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by a seventeenth-century work by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli of the apostles John and Peter in front of the empty tomb.
Five years since the historic meeting in Cuba between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill. A historic event which was the topic of a roundtable discussion organised by the Library of the Spirit of Moscow.
"Let us receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes us brothers and sisters in Christ." Pope Francis' message for the beginning of Lent.
Even though the event took place entirely online, it did not cease to be a place of encounter for the whole United States. Meetings on the figures of Fr. Giussani and Lorenzo Albacete, as well as on the subjects of racism and economic challenges.
Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, and thirty-nine years since the Papal recognition of the Fraternity of CL, we offer prayerful intentions for masses taking place in Italy and around the world.
Davide Prosperi's letter to Fr. Fabio Baroncini, his friend who passed away last December 21. We also propose an unpublished video from 1994, in which the priest presented T.S Eliot's Choruses from “The Rock” at the CLU Exercises.
Pope Francis' message for the International Day of Human Fraternity. Friendship with Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, gratitude towards Mohammed bin Zayed. "It is the moment for listening. It is the moment for sincere acceptance."
We offer here some long extracts from the meeting of the CL community in Taiwan with Julián Carrón, which took place last November 22nd by video link. From February Traces.
A special edition of the New York Encounter is back on February 12. The last edition had a prophetic title: "Crossing the divide". In a country increasingly divided and wounded by the pandemic, an attempt to reveal a different life.
Thousands of people connected to the online meeting with Julián Carrón, promoted by CL. The dramas and challenges of young people, teachers and parents during the pandemic. "The meaning of life is not transmitted by DNA..."
A dialogue with the Roman writer and poet on the themes that will be addressed during the meeting on education on January 30. During the pandemic he met online with 10 thousand students in 300 schools. The challenge of educating "with one's own life".
Writer and teacher Eraldo Affinati founded "Penny Wirton" in Rome, a free Italian school for immigrants. Ahead of the meeting with Carrón on January 30, he discusses his experience of lockdown and the letter written by teachers from CL.
"He always followed the subtle method of God. Look how much fruit his willingness to follow that method produced!" Fr. Carrón's words for the death of the Italian missionary.
A CL public event on "Education: Communicating one’s self". January 30, live on YouTube, a dialogue with Julián Carrón on the questions provoked by the situation of education, which concerns us all.
A special edition of the New York Encounter will take place February 12-14 with the theme "When reality hits". In anticipation of the new digital Encounter, an interview with Riro Maniscalco, chairman of New York Encounter.