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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.

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.

Masses in Italy and around the world


Celebrations for the centennial of Fr. Giussani's birth and the fortieth anniversary of the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.

Benedict XVI (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

Letter of Benedict XVI regarding the Report on Abuse

ChurchBenedict XVI

The Pope Emeritus responds to the abuse allegations in Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. "We publicly implore the living God to forgive the sins we have committed through our most grievous fault."

Sister Ann Rose Nu Thawng in front of soldiers on February 28, 2021 (Source: Twitter)

Myanmar: Still on its knees for peace

ChurchAlberto Perrucchini

The photo taken of her whilst begging the military to stop the violence has gone viral around the world, and the BBC named her among its 100 women of 2021. A year after the coup, we spoke with Sister Ann Rose Nu Thawng.

The apse of an Orthodox church (Photo: Luca Fiore)

Russians and Ukrainians pray together for peace

ChurchLuca Fiore

The Eurasian CL communities joined together for a moment of song and prayer, following the Pope's intention. "In such a delicate moment, our gaze must be turned towards the person of Christ.”