He came to Italy from Eritrea at the age of 16, like so many of his fellow countrymen. The welcome, his vocation and mission, and the adventure of the Habeshia Agency, which serves asylum seekers. He recounts his story in an interview.
Current Events - 2021
Paula turned twenty in the middle of lockdown. "Is there anything that I do not want to miss?" “Atlantida”, an Instagram account on the "Radiance in your eyes", curated by a group of Spanish university students, was born from this question.
The texts and prayers that Fr. Giussani always proposed to help us live Easter.
On the feast of the Annunciation and on the national day dedicated to Dante, we repropose Giussani's letter on the "Hymn to the Virgin". Here are his words and what they aroused in others (from "The Life of Luigi Giussani").
Simon Peter and John recoil in front of the empty tomb. The story of the image that accompanies Fr. Giussani's words in this year’s Easter poster.
Following the approval of the "Law on Medically Assisted Death," the local CL community has written a document entitled, "What courage is needed to sustain our hope".
The three days of Rio Encontros, in a special online format. In a country on its knees because of Covid, an occasion to share that "the whole of reality can be lived", as happened in the dialogue between Fr. Carrón and journalist Evaldo José Palawaski.
Julián Carrón's message for the death of Antonio Anastasio, missionary of the Fraternity of St. Charles. "From now on, we will never be able to think of Anas without thinking of Peter and John standing in awe before the empty tomb."
Julián Carrón met with the Families for Hospitality Association. Here are the notes from the meeting (November 13, 2020).
The Pope does not just engage in dialogue or diplomacy: "He fills the void with his presence." Wael Farouq looks back at Francis’ visit to Iraq, and he recounts how the the Grand Imam of al-Azhar wished to pray for Francis...
During his stop in Qaraqosh, the Pope met with Iraqi Christians. Here is one of the two testimonies heard by Francis in his meeting with the local community.
From March 5-8, Pope Francis will visit Iraq to dialogue with the Muslim world and meet the victims of war. This is how Christians in Iraq are awaiting his arrival.
The homily of Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, during mass to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated in Bethseda, Maryland.
The Archbishop of Milan’s homily in Milan Cathedral for the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death, and Fr. Carrón’s greeting.
This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by a seventeenth-century work by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli of the apostles John and Peter in front of the empty tomb.
Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, and thirty-nine years since the Papal recognition of the Fraternity of CL, we offer prayerful intentions for masses taking place in Italy and around the world.
Davide Prosperi's letter to Fr. Fabio Baroncini, his friend who passed away last December 21. We also propose an unpublished video from 1994, in which the priest presented T.S Eliot's Choruses from “The Rock” at the CLU Exercises.
We offer here some long extracts from the meeting of the CL community in Taiwan with Julián Carrón, which took place last November 22nd by video link. From February Traces.
"He always followed the subtle method of God. Look how much fruit his willingness to follow that method produced!" Fr. Carrón's words for the death of the Italian missionary.
A CL public event on "Education: Communicating one’s self". January 30, live on YouTube, a dialogue with Julián Carrón on the questions provoked by the situation of education, which concerns us all.
A special edition of the New York Encounter will take place February 12-14 with the theme "When reality hits". In anticipation of the new digital Encounter, an interview with Riro Maniscalco, chairman of New York Encounter.