The testimony of Ernest Sesay, from Sierra Leone at the International Council of CL Responsibles in La Thuile, Italy.
Current Events - 2003
Four days in Lagos. The Memores Domini house, the presentation of "The Risk of Education," a visit to St Kizito’s Clinic, meeting with the CLU youth. In the dramatic reality of Nigeria, where Christ can be encountered every day.
At the Beginning Day held in Montreal, on October 18th, Peter Stockland, Editor-in-Chief of "The Gazette," related his impressions after his journey to Italy.
Over 200 people gathered for the Happening, together for a desire of happiness. Fr Rich Veras gave the opening meditation, followed by three testimonies.
Reflections about the intellectual currents threatening the American tradition, taking a cue from the thought of Richard Rorty, one of the most significant figures of “post-modern” pragmatism.
Mado has a malformation and can't talk, but she make herself understood. Salam has polio, but he walked the Way of the Cross on crutches. There are many more children who've found hope at St Michaels Hospitality Center. We thank Fr Bepi for his testimony.
An interview with the rabbi about his new book, "Adam & Eve. Marriage Secrets from the Garden of Eden," published by Paulist Press. Starting from the experience of the original couple, a look at the problems of couples today.
Giussani’s book contains judgments about American Protestantism that are still valid today, more than thirty years after the first edition was written. An “informational” book, it starts from the Puritan origins and goes up to the 1960s.
The little nurse from Kampala committed to working with AIDS victims has received the prize given by the Path to Peace Foundation, presented by Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations.
For 4 days 65 university students and professors from the Eastern US met at Blue Knob Ridge near Altoona, Pennsylvania, for the annual summer vacation, whose theme was “Utopia and Presence.” Notes from the closing moments of the vacation:
JHH Weiler, of NYU, has studied the process of European integration for more than 25 years. His is a clear and provocative judgment on the Europe forming. Against the so-called neutrality of the new Constitution, a defense of the value of faith.
The person before the State. Notes from the talk given at the Cultural Center of Milan on May 19th by David Forte, a Law Professor at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Hunger and disease, guerilla warfare and homelessness do not have the final say in a community marked by the clear intervention of Providence.
In 1961, he set out for Africa. In Gulu, he sustained a missionary hospital, St. Mary’s Lacor Hospital, which is a kind of miracle in the poverty of this African country.
In Washington DC, students and professors came together to work on Fr Giussani's text, Recognizing Christ. Msgr Lorenzo Albacete, with his characteristic combination of wit, aplomb, and deep fellowship, gave the following closing synthesis.
Way of the Cross The memory of Christ’s Passion through the streets of the world The Pope’s message. The outstanding testimony of the Archbishop of Washington, DC.
In Washington, the possibility of redesigning the face of education. A challenge taken up by the participants with a sense of commitment.
The theme of experience catalyzed an entire work session. The highlight was a desire for an objective anchor, opposing any subjectivist reduction.
Excerpts from the talk (delivered via videoconference) by Archbishop Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice, at the conference on education held in Washington, DC.
Fifty teachers from North American universities measured themselves against Fr Giussani’s educational proposal.
Georgetown University in Washington, DC, hosted on April 4th-5th,the conference on The Risk of Education. A report on two days of dialogue among fifty university professors.