Current Events - 2017 - Page 2

Plaza de la Catedral in Havana Cuba. Photo by Davide Perillo

An Open Space

Current EventsDavide Perillo

A place frozen in time. But where things previously impossible are now happening. Strategic meetings over global politics. A new openness to the Church, and in the Church. Including the small CL community and the presentation of Fr. Giussani’s biography.

London Commuters. Traces

The Beginning on Two Wheels

Current Events

A surprising friendship is discovered among the frenetic London pace. A friendship among people that does not limit or isolate, but rather "illuminates everything".

Teacher training at the Luigi Giussani institute in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya.

Risk and Change

Current EventsPaolo Perego

Forty years after the first Italian edition was printed, Fr. Giussani’s Risk of Education has become a method for 25,000 teachers from Uganda to South Sudan and even Jordan. Here’s how.

The Luigi Giussani Institute for Higher Education.
Prison Bars. Wikimedia Commons

Risk and Redemption

Current EventsPaolo Perego

At the Meeting of Rimini, there was an exhibit on Brazilian prisons run by the prisoners. What is their secret? The leader of APAC, Valdeci Antonio Ferreira, tells why “wagering on freedom” challenges the system.

Kampala, Uganda. Wikimedia Commons

Desire Never Sleeps

Current EventsAlessandra Stoppa

“This is the future of Africa.” How can a priest say this to the youth standing before him? In mid-February, about one hundred African youth gathered for the Spiritual Exercises. To be free to be theirselves.

New York City. CC0 Creative Commons

Reality Does Not Betray

Current EventsDavide Perillo

The ninth annual New York Encounter took place in an America where the most insidious fear is “not being able to have everything.” From the title (which hits home) to the face-to-face panels on science, faith, post-truth, literature and more…

People going to work. Traces

Who is my Work For?

Current EventsPaolo Perego

Crisis. Instability. Unemployment. In a world where change happens quickly, the battle to find one’s place opens up a hundred questions, including for those who are established in their careers. What can we learn from such a challenge?

Presentation at the New York Encounter of the book Disarming Beauty

Current EventsNew York Encounter

On the final day of the New York Encounter, Fr. Julián Carrón and Joseph Weiler gave a presentation on Fr. Carrón's book, Disarming Beauty, which will be available in May 2017 published by the University of Notre Dame Press.

Kampala, Uganda. Flickr

The Embrace in Every Moment

Current EventsFabrizio Sinisi

From Kampala to Rimini. Marvin, who writes songs, Michelle, who returns because “this is where I want to be,” and Arnold, who suffers from an eye disease...