Culture - 2023

Dorothy Day in 1916

Work: The Dorothy day revolution

CultureIvo Paiusco

Ninety years have passed since the birth of the Catholic Worker Movement in New York. We spoke to Giulia Galeotti about the most significant experience of social Catholicism in the United States and its founders.

C.D. Friedrich, Easter Morning, detail (c.1828-1835). Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (© Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza/Scala, Florence).

A new dawn

CultureLuca Doninelli

A morning full of hope, a path ahead: Friedrich's painting “Easter Morning” on the CL Easter poster. Luca Doninelli discusses the painting in the April issue of Tracce.

Dominican Adrien Candiard (Photo: Meeting Rimini Archive)

The end of time?

CulturePaola Ronconi

War, earthquake, climate change... The latest book by French Dominican Adrien Candiard's draws us closer to the subject of Revelation and humanity's ultimate destiny. Which is not a matter of time...

A portrait of Charles Péguy by Jean-Pierre Laurens

Péguy: Never become "habituated”, always “go out of your way”

CulturePigi Colognesi

January 7 marks 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Péguy. A portrait of the French writer and poet, from childhood to his abandonment of the Church and battles for other ideals. Until his rediscovery of faith, and the "sovereignty of the event".

Benedict XVI during a vacation in the Alps (©Eric Vandeville/akg-images/Mondadori Portfolio)

"The Feeling of Things, the Contemplation of Beauty"

CultureJoseph Ratzinger

"True knowledge is being struck by the dart of beauty that wounds man, being touched by reality." From the Traces archive, " we republish the speech of the then Cardinal Ratzinger at the 2002 Rimini Meeting.