From support in developing countries to Italy affected by Covid, where poverty has increased in the last year. AVSI is supporting the work of organizations that already operate in various regions to help five thousand families.
Current Events - 2020
The Spanish event was held online from November 19-22. Meetings, performances, exhibitions, and ‘reliable’ witnesses. “We have been able to verify that trust is possible and reasonable because reality is not absurd, but reveals a meaning.”
This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Jean-François Millet's "Winter Evening".
A project for the 2020 Campaign in a country affected by Covid and a deep socioeconomic crisis. In the refugee camps, work is being done to allow people to restart.
From November 19 - 22 a special edition of EncuentroMadrid will take place online. Meetings, dialogues and exhibitions will focus on the title chosen for 2020: "What can we trust in?". An interview with its president, Rafael Gerez.
An edition reshaped by Covid, but will be no less rich. The Spanish event will take place online 19-22 November with meetings, round-tables, performances. Ignacio Carbajosa explains why it should not be missed.
Crammed into a freight train running north to escape violence in their countries. Thousands of minors from Central and South America are stranded at the US border. Another project from this year’s campaign.
The educational emergency aggravated by the pandemic, confusion among young people who feel lost. How should we respond? Vatican news interviews Fr. Julián Carrón.
In Yaoundé, Cameroon, hundreds of abandoned young people are welcomed every day at the Edimar Center. Here is Mireille’s story.
The attack took place a few meters from their home. Then came the news on TV, messages from parishioners. Their Cardinal, from the outset, was in the chapel praying. "Where can hope come from?"
Upon hearing the news of the hospitalization of the President of the Italian Bishops' Conference and that the Archbishop of Milan has tested positive for Coronavirus, Fr. Carrón has written to them with words of friendship and affection.
In Bujumbura, the former capital of Burundi, young people off the streets are being helped to carve out their future. Here are two of their stories.
A three days online for Encuentro Santiago, in a country on the eve of an important election, harassed by a deep social crisis, as well as Covid. Yet, "we have something to say".
The campaign to support six projects in Italy and around the world has been launched. "Ensuring safety does not mean ceasing to be surprised by the need of the other".
On October 15, 1922, the founder of CL was born in Desio. Here is an excerpt from "Thought, Discourse, Faith," the video published by "Corriere della Sera" in 2015.
New street demonstrations, the use of force and vandalism. The CL community in Colombia has issued a document to help address the social tensions.
Notes from Beginning of the Year Day for adults and university students of Communion and Liberation, which was held via video link on September 26, 2020.
While infections in Spain are rising, journalist Joana Bonet and Eduard Sala, of the local Caritas, presented the Catalan edition of "Reawakening Our Humanity" alongside Julián Carrón. "Are you really saying that this reality is not an obstacle?"
The presidential election in November, political polarization, unemployment, and racism... these are all part of a single challenge facing American society: “Choosing reality instead of the world of ideas.” From October Traces.
The US presidential elections, anti-racial protests, and an increasingly polarized country. What is the contribution of Christians today? A conversation with Stanley Hauerwas and John Zucchi to revisit Fr. Giussani’s "From Utopia to Presence."
200 volunteers from the foundation that organizes the Pharmaceutical Collection Day were received by Pope Francis. "The sharing of goods can improve our society and bear witness to that love in the neighbourliness that the Gospel requires of us."