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Father Romano Scalfi (Photo: Fraternità CL)

Russia Cristiana: rediscovering a home

CultureGiovanna Parravicini

On the centenary of Fr. Romano Scalfi's birth, at the Milan Cultural Centre and Villa Ambiveri, a two-day dialogue and meeting that have filled usual words with meaning.

Migrants on a boat heading for Lampedusa (Photo: Ansa-Dpa)

Migrants: "Educating to welcome is possible"

Current EventsMaria Acqua Simi

Lampedusa, the arrival of boats, the deaths at sea… and the Pope's speech in Marseilles. Oliviero Forti, head of migration policies at Caritas, speaks: "Humanitarian corridors, an educational model of charity."

The exhibition on Fr. Giussani set up in the Opera prison house (Milan)

The "thank you" sung behind bars

Current EventsGiorgio Paolucci*

The volunteers of Incontro e Presenza brought Fr. Giussani's centenary exhibition to the Opera prison in Milan. In the prisoners' stories, the figure of a priest they never knew, who is changing their lives (from the September issue of Tracce.

Pope Francis blesses the statue of Our Lady Mother of Heaven (Photo: Vatican Media / Catholic Press Photo)

Mongolia: "We are all nomads of God"

ChurchStefano Maria Paci

The SkyTg24 vaticanist, following the Pope, recounts the apostolic visit to the Asian country. The small flock of 1,500 Catholics, the faithful who came from China and that boy who will receive Baptism at Christmas…

Rimini, Bruno Corà speaks at the exhibition dedicated to Alberto Burri (Archivio Meeting)

Alberto Burri: Never be still

CultureMaria Acqua Simi

A guest for the first time at the Meeting was Bruno Corà, President of the Foundation named after the great artist to whom one of the most visited exhibitions in Rimini was dedicated.

Images of the Haghartsin monastery during the Meeting (Photo: Archivio Meeting)

A moved heart changes history

CultureMaria Acqua Simi

At the Meeting, an Armenian woman bursts into tears in front of images of an ancient Christian monastery restored by the Emir of Sharjah. The video reaches the Emirates and is the beginning of something unimaginable.

Meeting 2023: The meeting on the title

Current Events

'Human existence is an inexhaustible friendship'. The dialogue with Monsignor Giuseppe Baturi, Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari and Secretary of the Italian Bishops' Conference, dedicated to the theme of the 44th edition.

(Photo: Archivio Meeting)

Prosperi: "What makes the impossible possible"

Current EventsPaolo Viana

A Rimini Meeting dedicated to friendship, Communion and Liberation and that "companionship guided by destiny" of which Fr. Giussani spoke. From Avvenire, an interview with the President of the Fraternity.

(Photo: Rimini Meeting)

Meeting 2023: The Pope's message

Current Events

The Holy Father's words signed by Cardinal Parolin, on the occasion of the 44th edition. Davide Prosperi: "We have nothing more at heart but to learn that 'new morality' that springs from the encounter with Jesus."

Cardinal Zuppi at the Rimini Meeting (Photo: Ansa)

Zuppi: The true nature of friendship

ChurchMatteo Maria Zuppi*

The homily of the Archbishop of Bologna and President of the Italian Episcopal Conference, at the opening Mass of the 2023 Rimini Meeting.

Micol Forti (Catholic Press Photo)

Towards the Meeting: Micol Forti, the task of art

CultureLuca Fiore

The exhibition in Rimini, the words of young people, the relationship between the Church and artists. The director of the contemporary art collection of the Vatican Museums speaks: "Taking an interest in one's time is everyone's duty.”

The Meeting will be held from August 20 to 25 (Photo: Archivio Meeting)

Towards the Meeting: friendship radiates the world

Current EventsDavide Perillo

"Friendship is a gift from God that goes before us, so it is inexhaustible. And it has a very strong cultural impact." An interview with Bernhard Scholz, President of the Rimini Meeting, in the August issue of Tracce.

Daniele Mencarelli (Photo: Rimini Meeting)

The need for the unimaginable

Current EventsPaola Bergamini

Our thirst, “because water exists", the posture of free persons that “makes them hunt for the event.” In August Traces, a conversation with writer Daniele Mencarelli on Fr. Giussani’s challenge in The Religious Sense.

Wisława Szymborska (Photo: Damian Klamka/ZUMA Press/Ansa)

Szymborska: Nothing is ordinary

CultureAndrea Fazioli

One hundred years ago the poetess Wisława Szymborska, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, was born. Nothing was insignificant for her. What kind of knowledge and certainty emerge in her poems? From the August issue of Traces.