News - 2022 - Page 7

A woman fleeing at the border of Medyka (Photo: Attila Husejnow/Sipa USA/Mondadori Portfolio).

CL with the Pope: No to the war in Ukraine

Current Events

The statement released by the movement regarding the conflict. "We are with all those who are working to stop the horror of this war. But how fragile is the desire for peace if it does not become a task, a daily responsibility."

Masses in Italy and around the world


Celebrations for the centennial of Fr. Giussani's birth and the fortieth anniversary of the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.

“This Urge for the Truth”


Presentations, round-table discussions, exhibits and performances, the New York Encounter returns February 18–20. An opportunity to encounter those who face the most unsettling questions.

Benedict XVI (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

Letter of Benedict XVI regarding the Report on Abuse

ChurchBenedict XVI

The Pope Emeritus responds to the abuse allegations in Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. "We publicly implore the living God to forgive the sins we have committed through our most grievous fault."

Sister Ann Rose Nu Thawng in front of soldiers on February 28, 2021 (Source: Twitter)

Myanmar: Still on its knees for peace

ChurchAlberto Perrucchini

The photo taken of her whilst begging the military to stop the violence has gone viral around the world, and the BBC named her among its 100 women of 2021. A year after the coup, we spoke with Sister Ann Rose Nu Thawng.

The port of Beirut destroyed by the explosion in August 2020 (Photo: Ali Chehade/Shutterstock)

Lebanon: Beirut’s wound

Current EventsDavide Perillo

The political crisis and a context that pushes those who live there to close themselves within the fences of their own identity. From the January issue of Tracce, hope for Lebanon is one of the projects supported by the AVSI Tents Campaign.

Fr. Luigi Giussani, at the Portofino lighthouse with young people in 1956 (Archivio Fraternità CL)

Communication from Davide Prosperi

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The words of the President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, to the Movement (video conference from Milan, January, 19, 2022).

The apse of an Orthodox church (Photo: Luca Fiore)

Russians and Ukrainians pray together for peace

ChurchLuca Fiore

The Eurasian CL communities joined together for a moment of song and prayer, following the Pope's intention. "In such a delicate moment, our gaze must be turned towards the person of Christ.”

 A Ukrainian soldier on the border with the Donetsk People's Republic (Photo: Andriy Andriyenko / SIPA-USA / Mondadori Portfolio)

Russia-Ukraine: Day of prayer for peace

Current Events

We join the Pope's heartfelt appeal in response to the tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and his proposal for a day of prayer on Wednesday, January 26: "Every political action and initiative may serve human brotherhood, rather than partisan interests.”

Children at the Ojos de Cielo center in Quito (Photo: AVSI)

Ecuador: The gift of Jamilette

Current EventsEmmanuele Michela

One of the three projects supported by AVSI's Tents Campaign in Latin America, alongside projects in Brazil and Mexico. The opportunity to invest "in rekindling the hope" of a people.

(Photo: Giovanni Gimmi Garbujo)

The rhythm of the Mystery

Current Events

An excerpt from the National Seminar of Families for Hospitality, during which a dialogue was held with theologian Javier Prades.

Bartolo di Fredi, "Adoration of the Magi", Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

The “Smart” Era and the Need for Contact

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

“Does the insistence of the Christian tradition on the salvific value of the flesh still make any sense? And if so, why? On the Feast of the Epiphany recently celebrated, we meet three characters.” Prosperi's article from Corriere della Sera.

Students of the Luigi Giussani High School (Photo: Avsi)

In Uganda we knock on the doors (and on the hearts) of young people

Current EventsAlberto Perrucchini

In Kampala, where schools have been closed for almost two years, a very special form of distance learning has been set up: lessons in the street and handouts delivered to homes. A project born during lockdown and by the AVSI Tents Campaign.