Church - 2024

Fr. Luigi Giussani (Sergio Assandri/Archivio Fraternità CL)

"Christianity as an Event Today"


On the 19th anniversary of his death, the full version of the unpublished text from the February issue of Traces: notes from a lesson given by Fr. Luigi Giussani in 1992.

Margaret Karram (Catholic Press Photo)

Karram: "The Pope's words on unity challenge us too"


The President of the Focolare movement writes to Davide Prosperi on the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death: "The Holy Spirit will know how to make us capable of bearing witness to Christ with the specific charism entrusted entrusted to us in the Church.”

Fr. Giussani on the day of his first Mass in Desio, May 31, 1945 (Livia Giussani personal archive)

Fr. Giussani: Masses around the world


Celebrations for the 19th anniversary of the death of the founder of Communion and Liberation and the 42nd anniversary of the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity

Monsignor Filippo Santoro and Davide Prosperi with Pope Francis in a private audience on January 15, 2024 (Vatican Media/Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope to CL: "Preserve unity"


After the audience with Davide Prosperi and Monsignor Filippo Santoro, Francis has sent a letter on the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death and the 70th anniversary of the movement. Here are his words and the message from the President of the Fraternity.

The "de corpore insepulto" Mass for Jesús Carrascosa (Photo: Lupe de la Vallina)

"The new life born of Christ"

ChurchJavier Prades

Javier Prades' homily at the"de corpore insepulto" Mass for Jesús Carrascosa on January 11, and the message of the Apostolic Nuncio in Spain, Monsignor Bernardito Cleopas Auza.

The Pope during the meeting with the Diplomatic Corps at the Holy See (Vatican Media/Catholic Press Photo)

Pope Francis: "The path to peace"

ChurchPope Francis

In his address to the Diplomatic Corps, the Pope's view of today's world, amid conflicts, crises, discrimination, new technologies. From respect for life in every moment to the need for education, the road to a "profound renewal".