Current Events - 2007

The United States Supreme Court. Top row (left to right): Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito.

And the Judge Was Deeply Moved

Current EventsL. Bardazzi and F. Tanzilli

Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr., one of America’s powerful, at the Meeting, taking time to enjoy everything, from the myriad acquaintances to the final adventure of Neapolitan dining.

'Martin Luther' by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Via Wikimedia Commons

Experience in Giussani and Protestantism

Current EventsRodney Howsare

A Catholic convert, the University of Pennsylvania theologian demonstrates the novelty of Fr. Giussani’s ideas for the American mindset and Protestant culture.

Educating so that Desire May Live

Current EventsJames Scoular

The Risk of Education was presented in London, with the interventions of the mathematician and physicist Peter Hodgson, the Anglican theologian John Milbank, and Fr. Carrón.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina via Wikimedia Commons

New Sun of the Mediterranean

Current EventsRoberto Fontolan

An edition of Fr. Giussani’s book in Arabic is presented at the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina, with its architecture evoking the rising sun, an initiative no one could have foreseen, fostered by Wael Farouq.

Virginia Tech massacre candlelight vigil. Via Wikimedia Commons

Reason in the Face of Tragedy

Current EventsMarina Cogo

It’s been weeks since the sordid events at Virginia Tech filled newspapers and television screens. Though the media’s reporting of the particulars has waned, our hearts’ demand for meaning has not.

"The Religious Sense" by Luigi Giussani. Arabic translation.

A Gift for Christians, A Book Open to All

Current EventsRiccardo Piol

The presentation of "The Religious Sense" by Fr. Giussani, in the new Egyptian edition edited by Wael Farouq, included a speech by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, newly appointed Secretary of the Holy See for Relations with States.