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The concert in Munich (Photo: Roland Altmann)

Munich: Fr. Giussani, Music and beauty

CultureGiovanni Grandi

A concert organized by the International Music Friendship to celebrate Fr. Giussani’s centenary. Here is how it came about and what happened in the words of those who played in it...

(Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The cry of peace


At the Angelus, Pope Francis' invitation to join spiritually in prayer for peace with Christian churches and communities and world religions, scheduled for October 25 at the Colosseum.

Pope Francis during the Audience on October 15, 2022 (Photo: Roberto Masi/Fraternity of CL)

Our path

Current Events

The letter from Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, to the entire movement after the Audience with Pope Francis.

Antony Gormley (Photo: Luca Fiore)

Antony Gormley: Body and consciousness

CultureLuca Fiore

Like Lucio Fontana, he seeks the representation of the absolute. Throughout his 40-year career, he has tried to depict the space of interiority. A conversation with the most important living British sculptor. From the October issue of Tracce.

Pope Francis greets Davide Prosperi

The Audience: Davide Prosperi's greeting

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The President of the Fraternity's words to Pope Francis. And his statement at the end of the meeting in St. Peter's Square.

Cardinal Angelo Scola (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

Fr. Giussani and the friendship with Jesus

Current EventsAngelo Scola

On the anniversary of the founder's birth, Cardinal Scola recalls his own memory of Fr. Giussani: “He encouraged young people to have a personal encounter with Christ.”

Pope Francis at the audience with Communion and Liberation (Photo: Giovanni Dinatolo)

The Audience: Pope Francis' words

Current EventsPope Francis

The Pope's address at the audience with Communion and Liberation for the Centenary of Fr. Giussani's birth. St. Peter's Square, October 15, 2022.

Fr. Giussani (© Fraternità CL)

Fr. Giussani, reformer or revolutionary?

Current EventsMassimo Camisasca

A whole life dedicated to showing " the freshness and original fascination of the Christian life." Monsignor Camisasca remembers the founder of CL on the centenary of his birth.

Pope Francis (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

"Do you love me?" The heart of the council


"Let us rediscover what is essential: a Church madly in love with its Lord and with all the men and women whom He loves." Pope Francis' homily for the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council.

The booklet for the Audience

Current Events

The texts, prayers and songs to follow at the Audience with Pope Francis on October 15 in Rome.

Paolo Pezzi (Foto: Catholic Press Photo)

“The only way out is peace”

ChurchPaolo Pezzi*

Following Moscow's partial mobilization of the army, the Russian Bishops' Conference reiterates the position of the Church's magisterium on war and recalls that the right to conscientious objection must be respected.

Fr. Giussani and John Paul II on May 30, 1998

"The protagonist of history is the beggar"


To prepare for the audience with Pope Francis, we re-propose Fr. Giussani's testimony at the Pope John Paul II's meeting with ecclesial movements and new communities. Rome, St. Peter's Square, May 30, 1998.

Pope Francis at the Angelus (©Ansa)

The Pope: "War is madness!"

ChurchPope Francis

At the Angelus Francis appealed to Putin, Zelensky and the whole world to stop the spiral of violence and death. "War is an error and a horror" (St. Peter's Square, October 2, 2022)

The Pope in Nur-sultan for mass (©Ansa/Alessandro Di Meo)

Kazakhstan: "Look, the Master is here and he is calling you"

Current EventsLyubov Khon

About 100 friends of the movement from all over the country and beyond gathered together in Nur-sultan for Pope Francis' visit. Here are the accounts of those who were there, and of those who were able to meet him in person.

Fr. Quique on the day of his profession of faith

"Embraced by the mercy of another"

Current Events

Davide Prosperi's message to Fr. Sergio Massalongo and the Cascinazza monastic community on the death of Fr. Enrique Bicand (Quique).

Pope Francis

"Mary arose and went with haste”

ChurchPope Francis

Pope Francis' message for the XXXVII World Youth Day, to be celebrated both locally on November 20, 2022, and internationally in Lisbon, Portugal, August 1-6, 2023.