Raphaella Wang, Jen-Chuan, Lucy, Rebecca Tsai and Kun-Li. Some "portraits" from the CL community in Taiwan that are included in the exhibition for the presentation of the Chinese edition of Why the Church.
Current Events - 2022
The topics, the faces, the App to book exhibitions and meeting, the pavilion for kids and sports... A month to go until the Rimini event, we take stock of the new edition with the director, Emmanuele Forlani.
The annual pilgrimage to Czestochowa for high school graduates, university near and new graduates of CL is replaced this year by a day at the Basilica of the Holy House on July 19. Here are the Davide Prosperi's words to the young people taking part.
"Christianity was not born to found a religion; it was born as a passion for man." Fr. Giussani's speech at the 1985 Rimini Meeting, from which the title of the 2022 edition is taken: "A passion for man."
A preview of the interview with Davide Prosperi in Città Nuova. The full text will appear shortly.
Giovanni Paolo Ramonda, leader of the Pope John XXIII Community, and the President of the Fraternity of CL, Davide Prosperi, dialogued about the book "Against War" by Pope Francis.
The contribution of the President of the fraternity of CL at the theological conference held June 20th at the Pontifical Lateran University, which helps to “look more deeply at what co-essentiality between charism and institution means.”
“Anticipation of vacation is evidence of the will to live; for just this reason it must not be ‘vacation’ from oneself. Then summer will not be an interruption or a postponement of taking life seriously.” (June 5, 1964)
Davide Prosperi's message for the ordinations of the Fraternity of St. Charles. "Christ offers us a life that does not die in eternity! Thus life is Him What else can attract us if not this?"
The Texas massacre, the media storm, the suffering of young people, and the hundred college students vacationing on the slopes of Longs Peak, Colorado. A professor speaks of the "hope in this world" that he saw in them.
The introduction of the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of CL, preached by Fr. Mauro-Giuseppe Lepori.
The homily of Monsignor Filippo Santoro, Archbishop of Taranto, during mass for the twenty-third anniversary of the death of Enzo Piccinini on May 29.
The message of Davide Prosperi, President of the Fraternity of CL, on the occasion of the Macerata˗Loreto Pilgrimage, June 11, 2022.
From Mozambique to Cambridge, stories and testimonies from the Spiritual Exercises of the Fraternity of CL, entitled: "Christ, Life of Life," and followed by communities in over ninety nations.
The priest who has long been leader of CL in Portugal died on June 3. Here follow the words of Davide Prosperi, President of the Fraternity, to our Portuguese friends:
Six hundred adults and children from the Families for Hospitality Association met in St. Peter's Square in Rome, on May 18, for an Audience on the occasion of the Association's 40th anniversary.
Ivanka is an illustrator in Canada, and is of Ukrainian descent. In the face of war, she chose to help her people by selling her work "to bring attention to the reality of hope" and that "evil doesn’t have the last word."
"From Easter flows a river of reconciliation between men, Churches and peoples.” The contribution of Fr. Mauro-Giuseppe Lepori, Abbot General of the Cistercians (from ilsussidiario.net).
Entrusting ourselves to Mary, the Pope's teaching, and our task in the face of the conflict in Ukraine. The letter of the Archbishop of Taranto from the newspaper "Avvenire".
The texts and prayers that Fr. Giussani always proposed as an aid to live the Easter period.
Interview with Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, on the Centenary of the Founder’s birth. From the magazine omnesmag.com