Current Events - 2008

Pope Benedict XVI and President George W. Bush. Wikimedia Commons

The Pope Showed America the Face of Christ

Current EventsDavide Perillo

On the Pontiff’s return from the United States, we asked Archbishop Dominique Mamberti to provide an assessment of the visit. He accepted, explaining why the Successor of Peter “embodies the message that he brings: Christ is our hope”.

"Is it Possible to Live this Way?" by Luigi Giussani

To Live this Way in the Village

Current EventsMaurizio Maniscalco

The latest book by Father Giussani, "Is it Possible to Live This Way?," was presented in New York City. Nearly a thousand people listened to Julián Carrón, Lorenzo Albacete, Joseph Weiler, and Robert Pollack talk about faith and reason

A group of Pokot women. Photo by Roger S. Duncan, U.S. Navy, via Wikimedia Commons

The True Winners Among Division

Current EventsJoakim Koech

The elections triggered clashes. The African country wavers between chaos and stability. Yet this account from a CL responsible reveals an encouraging certainty.

Emergency Room. Wikimedia Commons

Why Should we Care about the Sick?

Current EventsLisa Mahowald

Our healthcare system is broken. What to do about it? To answer the question, we need to first ask another one: “What kind of society do we want to be?” The answer should be rooted in solidarity with the sick and the notion of charitable justice.