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Pope Francis at the meeting with migrants (©Vatican Media/Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope in Malta and the "night of the war"


During his trip to the Mediterranean island Francis again spoke of the drama of the conflict in Ukraine and the refugees. From his speech to the Diplomatic Corps to an interview on his return, here are the Pope's words...

Papa Francesco (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope: "We should not accustom ourselves to war"


After the Angelus, Pope Francis again addresses the invasion of Ukraine: "We need to convert today’s anger into a commitment for tomorrow, because if, after what is happening, we remain like we were before, we will all be guilty in some way."

Cardinal Manuel José Macario do Nascimento Clemente

"He proposed the essential of Christianity, Christ”

ChurchManuel José Macario do Nascimento Clemente

The homily of Cardinal Manuel Clemente, Patriarch of Lisbon, during mass for Fr. Giussani’s anniversary. Santa Maria de Belém, Lisbon, February 22, 2022.

Saint Joseph, second half of the XVIII century, attributed to Salvatore di Franco, Metropolitan Museum of New York

The Pope and the heart of Joseph

ChurchPaolo Cremonesi

March 19 celebrates the feast of St. Joseph. Here we review the cycle of audiences that the Pope dedicated in recent months to the "spouse of Mary".

Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin

“A creative and invocative charism”

ChurchDiarmuid Martin

The homily of the Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, during mass for the centenary of Fr. Giussani’s birth. Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, 21 February 2022.

Bishop Oscar Cantoni

"A truly ecclesial man"

ChurchOscar Cantoni

The words of Monsignor Oscar Cantoni, Bishop of Como, during his homily at the Mass for the centenary of Fr. Giussani’s birth. Como Cathedral, Basilica of the Santissima Annunziata, February 21, 2022.

The Angelus in Piazza San Pietro (© Massimiliano Migliorato/Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope: "War is madness. Stop"

ChurchPope Francis

At the end of the Angelus on the first Sunday of Lent, Francis appealed to the world to end the war in Ukraine.

Archbishop Mario Delpini (Photo: Pino Franchino)

"For many, Fr. Giussani was the angel of God"

ChurchMario Delpini

The homily of Monsignor Mario Delpini, Archbishop of Milan, during Mass for the centenary of the birth of the founder of CL. And greetings by Davide Prosperi and Fr. Julián Carrón.

The greetings of Davide Prosperi
Milan Cathedral, February 24, 2005. The then Cardinal Ratzinger during the homily (Photo: Fraternità CL/Roberto Masi)

In love with Christ. In an encounter, the road

ChurchJoseph Ratzinger

We asked Benedict XVI for a memory of Fr. Giussani. The Pope emeritus suggested that we republish his homily given at Fr. Giussani's funeral, as the best memory and the most authoritative testimony that he can give.

The crowd in the piazza of the Milan Cathedral. The funeral was attended by about 30 thousand people (Photo: Fraternità CL)