News - 2022 - Page 6

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

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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

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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.

The Angelus in Piazza San Pietro (© Massimiliano Migliorato/Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope: "War is madness. Stop"

ChurchPope Francis

At the end of the Angelus on the first Sunday of Lent, Francis appealed to the world to end the war in Ukraine.

Pier Paolo Pasolini, Rome 1967 (Photo: Franco Vitale/Reporters Associati & Archivi/Mondadori Portfolio)

"There was no boundary in that light between man and man”

CultureSimone Invernizzi

Pier Paolo Pasolini was born on March 5 one hundred years ago. "Right now, I am apocalyptic. I see before me a dreadful world, one that is becoming more and more horrible. I have no hopes.” Yet he continued writing until his final days... why?

Archbishop Mario Delpini (Photo: Pino Franchino)

"For many, Fr. Giussani was the angel of God"

ChurchMario Delpini

The homily of Monsignor Mario Delpini, Archbishop of Milan, during Mass for the centenary of the birth of the founder of CL. And greetings by Davide Prosperi and Fr. Julián Carrón.

Milan Cathedral, February 24, 2005. The then Cardinal Ratzinger during the homily (Photo: Fraternità CL/Roberto Masi)

In love with Christ. In an encounter, the road

ChurchJoseph Ratzinger

We asked Benedict XVI for a memory of Fr. Giussani. The Pope emeritus suggested that we republish his homily given at Fr. Giussani's funeral, as the best memory and the most authoritative testimony that he can give.