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C.D. Friedrich, Easter Morning, detail (c.1828-1835). Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (© Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza/Scala, Florence).

A new dawn

CultureLuca Doninelli

A morning full of hope, a path ahead: Friedrich's painting “Easter Morning” on the CL Easter poster. Luca Doninelli discusses the painting in the April issue of Tracce.

The Rhein-Meeting. Cologne, March 10-12

Germany: "Who am I?"

Current EventsChristoph Scholz

"Identity and Identities" was the theme of this year's Rhein-Meeting, which was back in person after three years. From Benedict XVI to Ukraine, from politics to theology... The three day event in Cologne.

Dominican Adrien Candiard (Photo: Meeting Rimini Archive)

The end of time?

CulturePaola Ronconi

War, earthquake, climate change... The latest book by French Dominican Adrien Candiard's draws us closer to the subject of Revelation and humanity's ultimate destiny. Which is not a matter of time...

Photo: Ansa-Zumapress

Sexuality: New women and men


The letter from the Nordic Bishops' Conference: the image of God "in the complementarity of male and female." And the experience of a mercy that "excludes no one, but sets a high ideal."

During the testimonies of Hans Van Mourik Broekman and Fr. Michael Carvill

"A life lived to the full": happening now in Dublin

Current EventsSilvia Baldazzi

In Dublin, the CL community commemorated the centenary of Giussani's birth with a series of testimonies from speakers across the world on who Fr. Giussani is for them, and how his charism is still relevant today.

C.D. Friedrich, Easter Morning, detail (c.1828-1835). Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (© Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza/Scala, Florence).

Easter 2023: The CL poster

Current Events

The words of Pope Francis and Fr. Giussani accompany a canvas by Caspar David Friedrich this year, "Easter Morning".

Ambra Villa

A whole life to reach Jesus’ arms

Current Events

The message of Monsignor Filippo Santoro, pontifical delegate for Memores Domini, on the death of Ambra Villa, which he sent to the Gruppo Adulto house where she lived.

Pope Francis on the day of his election, March 13, 2013 (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

Francis’ 99 sheep

ChurchLucio Brunelli

"I am a sinner whom the Lord has looked upon." This is how Bergoglio, elected Pope on March 13, 2013, described himself. Ten years of Pontificate proclaiming the joy of the Gospel to the world. From the March issue of Tracce.

(© New York Encounter)

Someone with me

Current EventsLuca Fiore

What happened at the New York Encounter? Over the weekend in Manhattan stories, reflections, exhibitions, about a faith in action. At the test of our time. An account of the weekend. From the January issue of Tracce.

Silvia Simoncini

“For a love that I always had inside”

Current EventsIgnacio Carbajosa

Silvia died at the age of 28 from cancer. She had got married just over a year ago. In between, she had begun helping sick women like herself. Here are the words of Fr. Ignacio Carbajosa during his homily at her funeral (Florence, March 1, 2023).

Mass for Fr. Giussani in Bologna on February 20, 2023 (Photo: Luca Petrolo)

A companionship of those in love with Christ

ChurchMatteo Maria Zuppi

The homily of Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi, Archbishop of Bologna, on the occasion of the Mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death in Bologna on February 20.

The Archbishop of Milan, Monsignor Mario Delpini (Photo: Pino Franchino/Fraternity CL)

The people of peace perform works of peace

ChurchMario Delpini

Archbishop of Milan Monsignor Mario Delpini's homily and Davide Prosperi's greeting at the Mass in Milan’s Cathedral for the 18th anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death.

A street in Bakhmut, Ukraine (Photo: Ansa)

Peace is everyone's or nobody’s

Current EventsPaola Ronconi

"Ukrainian children cannot be forgotten, not even for a moment." One year after the start of the conflict in Ukraine, Giampaolo Silvestri, secretary general of AVSI spoke at the United Nations.

Fr. Luigi Giussani (Photo: Fraternità CL)

Fr. Giussani: "What is life? It is to be loved"

Current Events

The founder of CL died on February 22, 2005. A video from the exhibition for the Centenary of his birth (Spiritual Exercises of CL University Students, December 9, 1995).

The meeting on peace at the New York Encounter

New York Encounter: The first Easter and peace

Current EventsHannah Keegan

The presentation “Peace on Earth” at the New York Encounter with Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN, and Most Reverend Borys Gudziak, Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Pope Francis during the conference (Photo: Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life)

"So that the Church may be a true people"


"Pastors and Lay Faithful Called to go Forward Together". The conference organised by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, also addressed to delegates from movements and associations. The words of Pope Francis and Cardinal Farrell.