"He was an authentic father of the Church and also a devoted father of every man and woman of this age. Even in sorrow, we are immensely grateful to God for having given us a friend and a guide on our path like him." Davide Prosperi's statement
News - 2022
The Pope Emeritus died on the morning of December 31 at 9:34 a.m. We repropose here his inaugural homily and his last General Audience after his resignation in 2013.
"Christmas is that Event that everyone awaits: freeing oneself from self-determination in order to discover oneself determine– that is, affirmed, loved." Davide Prosperi's letter to the Corriere della Sera on December 24.
In the city of the Basilica of the Nativity, an event to celebrate the centenary of Fr. Giussani. Hiba's testimony, the presentation of Luigi Amicone’s book, and the message of the Patriarch of Jerusalem.
Davide Prosperi's words in memory of the writer of so many songs that have marked CL's history, such as Povera voce, Il mio volto, and Al mattino. "Let us not hide her legacy under rocks, for it is given to us for more."
Every age has those "two parties": the party of those who work, build, love, create, who must endure the other party, that of those who destroy, demolish, use violence, hate. Charles Péguy's words on hope (from "Libero" newspaper, December 17)
On Saturday, December 10 the first phase of Enzo Piccinini’s cause for beatification began. The tribunal presided over by the bishop has been established. Here are the words of Davide Prosperi and those of Monsignor Erio Castellucci.
Tension grows in the South China Sea under pressure from Beijing. There is concern in Taiwan. Will it come to arms? But there too, small prophetic gestures are possible. A missionary in Taipei reacts to the CL flyer on peace.
Raymond's story in Uganda, the stories of Yulia and Vira in Ukraine and Italy. Here are the AVSI projects supported by the 2022 Tents Campaign.
"It seems that we are not able to influence the destinies of the world. But we have the Gospel." Aleksej Uminsky, Orthodox parish priest in Moscow, TV host, and editor of "Al'fa i Omega" magazine, shares his thoughts on the CL flyer on the war and peace.
A detail of Caravaggio's "Madonna of the Pilgrims" accompanies the words of Fr. Giussani and Pope Francis.
All wars, if they do not crush the opponent, end in negotiations. Which are a form of dialogue. But this is not what Pope Francis calls for. An Orthodox priest reacts to the CL flyer on peace.
Nine months after the outbreak of war, Francis writes a lengthy message to the citizens of the battered country. "Your pain is my pain."
In St. Peter's Square on October 15, Davide Prosperi delivered a letter of thanks to Francis. Here is the Holy Father's response
From November 11 to 13, the annual event was held in the Spanish capital, entitled “Living the real intensely”. Topics that were addressed include Ukraine, the challenges of education, Magellan and Fr. Giussani's centenary.
The CL flyer on the situation of conflict in Ukraine. It is a contribution offered to all to understand the value of Pope Francis' judgment and to promote public initiatives of prayer and discussion.
Notes from Davide Prosperi’s Summary at the International Assembly of Leaders of Communion and Liberation (La Thuile, August 30, 2022).
The booklet of the Holy Father Pope Francis' Audience with Communion and Liberation on the occasion of the centenary of Fr. Luigi Giussani's birth (October 15, 2022, St. Peter's Square).
There were 250 people from the Portuguese community at the audience on October 15. Among them were 40 university students, along with entire families. Here they recount how they prepared themselves for the audience.
"Being peacemakers, being saints, is not our ability, they are gifts, it is one of his gifts, it is grace." Pope Francis' words at the Angelus on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
An interview with the President of the Fraternity of CL in Avvenire: the meeting with the Pope exceeded all expectations. “The Pope has reminded us that Fr. Giussani is an asset for the whole Church.”