Culture - 2015

Oscar Wilde. Wikimedia Commons

The Broken Heart of a Dandy

CultureGiuseppe Pezzini

Everyone knows of his extravagance; few know of his suffering, his relationship with sin and beauty, or his deathbed conversion. An exhibit at the London Encounter has been dedicated to Oscar Wilde, and it offers a portrait of “a soul” and its hope.

Michael Lonsdale. Wikimedia Commons

From Hollywood to God

CultureCarlo Dignola

Behind the well-known face on the big screen hides a man in love with the Gospel. After donning the robes of the Trappist monks of Tibhirine, Michael Lonsdale gives us a “preview” of the story of his conversion.

The 'I am Exceptional' exhibit at the Meeting in Rimini.

We Millennials and that Strange Italian Priest


The American "selfie generation" is dismissed by some as lazy, vain, and indecisive. In an exhibit, some of them tried to speak of their experience in the light of the encounter with Fr. Giussani.