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Mariupol, Ukraine (©Victor/Xinhua/Ansa)

Santoro: "To be artisans of fraternity and peace”

Current EventsFilippo Santoro

Entrusting ourselves to Mary, the Pope's teaching, and our task in the face of the conflict in Ukraine. The letter of the Archbishop of Taranto from the newspaper "Avvenire".

The Holy Week Booklet

Current Events

The texts and prayers that Fr. Giussani always proposed as an aid to live the Easter period.

The Pope showing a Ukranian flag sent from Bucha (© Ettore Ferrari/Ansa)

The Pope: "Put an end to this war!"

ChurchPope Francis

At the end of today's General Audience, showing a Ukrainian flag that had arrived from Bucha, Francis, once again, made an appeal to "silence the weapons".

Refugees at the Polish border

At the border: "We are well made"

Current EventsGiacomo Lonardoni

"Do you want to come to Poland tomorrow?" Thus began the adventure of an engineering student, Giacomo, who a few hours later found himself heading for the border where Ukrainian refugees are welcomed. The account of a journey born from the "law of existen

Pope Francis at the meeting with migrants (©Vatican Media/Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope in Malta and the "night of the war"


During his trip to the Mediterranean island Francis again spoke of the drama of the conflict in Ukraine and the refugees. From his speech to the Diplomatic Corps to an interview on his return, here are the Pope's words...

Communication of Davide Prosperi on Cardinal Farrell's letter

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The message of the President to the Fraternity regarding the letter of the Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life from February 22, with some interpretative notes and considerations on the step that the movement is asked to take.

Papa Francesco (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope: "We should not accustom ourselves to war"


After the Angelus, Pope Francis again addresses the invasion of Ukraine: "We need to convert today’s anger into a commitment for tomorrow, because if, after what is happening, we remain like we were before, we will all be guilty in some way."

Way of the Cross during the Holy Week of CL university students. San Leo, 1976. © Fraternità di CL.

The Easter 2022 poster

Current Events

The words of the Pope and of Fr. Giussani accompany a photograph of the Way of the Cross of university students, led by the founder of CL in 1976 (also in video format).

Cardinal Manuel José Macario do Nascimento Clemente

"He proposed the essential of Christianity, Christ”

ChurchManuel José Macario do Nascimento Clemente

The homily of Cardinal Manuel Clemente, Patriarch of Lisbon, during mass for Fr. Giussani’s anniversary. Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon, February 22, 2022.

Fr. Luigi Giussani

War and Mercy

Current EventsLuigi Giussani

Although the scenario is different, we re-propose the words of Fr. Giussani on the war in Iraq (Corriere della sera, April 8, 2003), as a contribution to the judgment on the current situation in Ukraine.

Saint Joseph, second half of the XVIII century, attributed to Salvatore di Franco, Metropolitan Museum of New York

The Pope and the heart of Joseph

ChurchPaolo Cremonesi

March 19 celebrates the feast of St. Joseph. Here we review the cycle of audiences that the Pope dedicated in recent months to the "spouse of Mary".

Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin

“A creative and invocative charism”

ChurchDiarmuid Martin

The homily of the Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, during mass for the centenary of Fr. Giussani’s birth. Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, 21 February 2022.

GS and Knights Going to See the Pope

Current Events

The pilgrimage of young people to Rome on April 18: the Holy Father calls all adolescents to a moment of encounter and prayer together.

Bishop Oscar Cantoni

"A truly ecclesial man"

ChurchOscar Cantoni

The words of Monsignor Oscar Cantoni, Bishop of Como, during his homily at the Mass for the centenary of Fr. Giussani’s birth. Como Cathedral, Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata, February 21, 2022.