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Fr. Giussani in Riccione in 1973 (Photo: Fraternity of CL)

Masses around the world


Celebrations for the 18th anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death and the 41st of the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.

Volunteers at work in the rubble of a village near Chernihiv, Ukraine (Photo: Ansa)

Pope Francis: "No one can be saved alone"

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"The time has come for all of us to endeavour to heal our society" for "a more just and peaceful world, and to commit ourselves seriously to pursuing a good that is truly common." The message for the 56th World Day of Peace.

Pope Francis during the meeting with members of the diplomatic corps at the Holy See (Catholic Press Photo)

Pope Francis: "To weave anew the threads of peace"

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Pope Francis' address to members of the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See, wishing "this year to be a call for peace in a world that is witnessing heightened divisions and wars" (January 9, 2023).

Pope Francis during the Epiphany mass (©Ansa)

The question in the hearts of the Magi

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"May we never stop our restless questioning." Pope Francis' homily at the Epiphany Mass (St. Peter's Basilica, January 6, 2023).

Benedict XVI's funeral in St. Peter's Square

The funeral of Benedict XVI


Thursday, January 5, starting at 9:30 a.m. (GMT+1), live from St. Peter's Square, the Holy Mass for the funeral of the Pope Emeritus. The booklet for the celebration is also available online.

Joseph Ratzinger (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The childlike giant

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The message of Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, to the entire movement on the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Benedict XVI on the opening day of the Year of Faith, October 11, 2012 (Catholic Press Photo)

Benedict XVI: "My spiritual testament"

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"Jesus Christ is truly the Way, the Truth, and the Life - and the Church, in all her shortcomings, is truly His Body." The words of the Pope Emeritus released by the Holy See.