Current Events - 2006

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Cultural Adventures in the United States

Current EventsAnna Leonardi

Opened two years ago, the bold initiative of a few friends, the Crossroads Cultural Center has aroused the curiosity of New York. Now its initiatives have reached Washington, DC, too.

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Nihilism: Clash or Consensus?

Current EventsDavid Galalis

On September 19th, a panel discussion about U.S. foreign policy took place in New York. Perspectives from two intellectuals at the forefront of American liberalism.

Residents of Kitgum, Uganda. Photo by Senior Master Sergeant John Jones via Wikimedia Commons

Under the Doctor’s Light: A Place to Learn

Current EventsValentina Frigerio

In Kitgum, in northern Uganda, a library dedicated to Fr. Giussani for the children fleeing from the war who take refuge in the hospital.

Moonrise over Kuala Lumpur. Photo via Flickr

The 18 of Kuala Lumpur: The Story of a Beginning

Current EventsAnna Leonardi

For the first time in the Malaysian metropolis, the CL Spiritual Exercises were held, the fruit of an unexpected (albeit hoped for) friendship born over the past two years.

Sao Paolo Skyline By Francisco Anzola

… It’s Happening Now

Current EventsPaolo Perego and Paola Ronconi

In São Paolo, a School of Community gathers 15,000 university students, divided into groups of 600, and hairdressing and beauty centers serve the new neighborhoods of the ex-favelados.

The University of St. Tomas in Manila via Wikimedia Commons

Total Experience. Truth at Stake

Current EventsMalou Samson

On April 4th at the University of St. Tomas in Manila, "The Risk of Education" by Luigi Giussani was presented. The re-discovery of the true mission of education.

Dublin, Ireland. Via Wikimedia Commons

We Have Everything but Meaning

Current EventsRaffaella Sorensen

The testimony of an Irish journalist who discovered in Fr. Giussani’s book the shadow of an answer, a teacher’s enlightened research, and the Archbishop’s astute summary

A Christian Church in the Holy Land. Wikimedia Commons

Called to Cherish a Presence

Current EventsCarlo Dignola

The life of Christians after the victory of Hamas: the importance of dialogue, the centrality of education, new developments in relations with the Jewish community, and the role of the Franciscans. A conversation with the Custodian of the Holy Land.

St. Francis of Assissi. Wikimedia Commons