Church - 2020 - Page 2

Pope Francis: "Let us hold fast to what really matters”

ChurchPope Francis

The Pope’s message for the recitation of the Rosary, proposed by the Italian bishops during this health emergency. An invitation to turn to the Lord, that He may guard every family, especially "the sick and those who take care of them”.

“Be still and know that I am God”

ChurchFr. Mauro-Giuseppe Lepori

The Cistercian Abbot General's letter to the Cistercian communities at the time of the pandemic. "To stop before God means to recognize that his presence fills the instant and thus fully satisfies our heart".

Fr. Firas Lutfi with the children of Aleppo

Fr. Firas: "This is how Syria suffers"

ChurchMaria Acqua Simi

Fr. Firas Lutfi speaks about his fellow Franciscan Brothers who live under Sharia law, about the children of Aleppo who suffer the cold, about the question of the meaning of innocent pain. But also about a faith that grows day after day.

Monsignor Cesare Nosiglia

Nosiglia: "Fr. Giussani’s outgoing church”

ChurchCesare Nosiglia

The homily of the Archbishop of Turin during Mass for the anniversary of the death of Fr. Giussani, on 19 February. "He has been a tool for the power of Christ to work in history”.

Monsignor Paolo Pezzi

Pezzi: "Fr. Giussani, lover of freedom"

ChurchPaolo Pezzi

The homily of the Archbishop Paolo Pezzi, of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God at Moscow, during Mass for the anniversary of death of Fr. Giussani, on 25 February. "I have never met anyone in my life who loved human freedom more."

Mass in Tunis' Cathedral

Lhernould: "The foundation of true liberation"

ChurchNicolas Lhernould

The homily of the Bishop of Constantine (Algeria) during Mass in memory of Fr. Giussani, concelebrated in Tunis with Ilario Antoniazzi, Archbishop of Tunis. “We are at the service of the truth that He is a person”.

Francis’ Querida Amazonia

ChurchPope Francis

The Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation, in which the Pope resumes discussion from the last Synod dedicated to the South American region of the Amazon, has been published. It begins with “four great dreams that the Amazon region inspires in me”.

Father Georgij Orekhanov

Georgij Orekhanov: "An unexpected love, within reality"

ChurchGeorgij Orekhanov

The pro-rector of St. Tikhon's Orthodox University in Moscow died during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. He was close to many CL friends in Russia and Italy. Here is an excerpt of a speech he made that was published in Italian "Traces".

Muhammad Bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa and Cardinal Miguel Àngel Ayuso Guixot

Tauran, the man who wanted to dialogue

ChurchGiorgio Paolucci

A conference held in Milan to remember the Cardinal who visited Saudi Arabi in 2018 and laid the foundations for the Document on Human Fraternity, signed by the Pope in Abu Dhabi. Speeches by Al-Issa of the Muslim League and Cardinal Ayuso Guixot.