The date of the canonization of seven new saints has been announced, including the French religious man indicated by the Pope as an example to follow in his last Encyclical. Here is a portrait of the man in the words of those who follow his charism today.
Church - 2021
The Pope's homily during the Easter Vigil. "Even from the rubble of our hearts, God can create a work of art."
The homily of Archbishop Dermot Farrell during mass for the anniversary of Giussani's death. (Dundrum, Ireland, March 2)
“He did not want to create a movement on the basis of theoretical convictions, but he wanted each of us to discover the continuous presence of Christ in the daily events of our lives.” The homily of Cardinal Tomasi for the anniversary of Giussani’s death.
Twenty-five years after his death, the biography of the Bishop of Lugano has been published. His encounter with Fr. Giussani, his passion for the movement and for the Church. We spoke to the biography's author, Antonietta Moretti.
On Friday March 19, Pope Francis delivered a special message to the Irish faithful elevating the National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock to the status of an International Sanctuary of Special Eucharistic and Marian Devotion.
"It is this certainty, all grounded in experience, that I recognize as a precious contribution to our Diocese." The homily of the Archbishop of Florence for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death (February 11).
A journey through Pope Francis’ audiences dedicated to prayer. A cycle that began last May, which has accompanied us during this time of pandemic.
"We must not be spectators in the world, but witnesses and protagonists.” The homily of the Archbishop of Tunisia during mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death.
March 19 is the feast of Saint Joseph, to whom Pope Francis has dedicated 2021. We re-propose the Pope's apostolic letter "Patris corde".
The homily of the Cardinal Archbishop of Bologna during mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death (February 22, 2021).
The homily of the Cardinal Archbishop of Perugia during mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death (February 22, 2021).
During his visit, Pope Francis attended an interreligious meeting in the Plain of Ur with Christian, Muslim, Sabei and Yazidi representatives. Here is his address.
Five years since the historic meeting in Cuba between Pope Francis and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill. A historic event which was the topic of a roundtable discussion organised by the Library of the Spirit of Moscow.
"Let us receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes us brothers and sisters in Christ." Pope Francis' message for the beginning of Lent.
Pope Francis' message for the International Day of Human Fraternity. Friendship with Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayyeb, gratitude towards Mohammed bin Zayed. "It is the moment for listening. It is the moment for sincere acceptance."
The Pope's Epiphany homily, St. Peter's Basilica, January 6, 2021.