"God’s audacious initiative to Mary also reaches us this Christmas, renewing the announcement of a radical newness." Fr. Julián Carrón's article published in the "Corriere della Sera" on December 23.
Current Events - 2018
Elia and Giovanni Gagini's 1457 bas-relief "Adoration of the Magi" is the image that accompanies words by Pope Francis and Father Giussani for this year's Christmas poster.
From David Jones, the poet of the Great War, to Metropolitan Antonij, and ending with “the Grand Inquisitor.” The London Encounter put the spotlight on the paradox of freedom, and on the reason that man can find freedom even in front of death.
We are in Nairobi for Communion and Liberation’s Assembly of Leaders with Julián Carrón. The testimonies come from Burundi, Ivory Coast, South Africa … “This is the origin, the beginning, where we find the answer to our need.”
Fr. Julián Carrón to those attending the CL vacation in Honk Kong on November 10-12, 2018.
An overview and a short reflection on the contents of the November 2018 issue of Traces, "Made to Know."
On October 27 in the heart of Manhattan, Crossroad's annual Albacete Lecture on Faith and Culture took place. Its lecturer, Dr. D.C. Schindler, spoke of freedom in the classical tradition and its "metamorphosis since the advent of modernity."
“The values that sustained our ability to build together have grown weak. The Church and society have the same problem.” We publish an article by Fr. Julián Carrón published on the Spanish newspaper ABC on October 13, 2018.
Fr. Julián Carrón's words at the end of Communion and Liberation's Beginning Day on September 29, 2018.
The Spanish edition of "Disarming Beauty" was presented in Asunción by Father Carrón with Estela Ruíz Díaz and Favio Chávez. It was an intense dialogue, with many questions and no shortcuts.
Over 200 people gathered for the International Assembly of Leaders of CL. We heard stories from Venezuela and Uganda, and the voice of Giussani from a lesson in 1968. All of this helped us rediscover how faith can change the life of everyone.
We publish a recap of this year's Meeting and the theme of next year's Meeting, taken from a poem by Karol Wojtyla.
The Secretary General of the Muslim World League attended the Meeting for the first time for a talk on inter-religious dialogue. Other highlights included a conversation on the EU, the Christians in Qaraqosh, and outer space with Roberto Battiston.
The questions of the astrophysicists, the issue of immigration, Leopardi’s infinite, Giussani’s theological thought, the “Lutheran” cardinal, and surprises from the “New Generations” exhibit.
Changing the world was at the heart of a question posed by a student yesterday, as well as the desire of the youth in ’68. Freedom was the core of many dialogues: Weiler, Cassese, Fr. Clavería, Pilar Vigil, and Cardinal Scola.
On August 21, the Meeting saw the freedom of Jean Valjean, of the sixteen-year-old writer Veronica, and of Paola Cigarini, a journey through the stars, and a look at education.
The second day of the Meeting featured politics, the life of Bergoglio, an overview of today’s Church, and a dialogue on Job between Natoli, Carrón, and Melazzini.
The first day of the Rimini Meeting included a moment of silence for Genova, witnesses of charity, and a show at the Tiberian Bridge. Recurring in the exhibits were this year’s great themes.
We publish the full text of Archbishop Christophe Pierre's talk at the 2018 Rimini Meeting on the theme, “The forces that move history are the same that make man happy.”
This morning saw the kick-off the 2018 edition of the Rimini Meeting, the annual week-long cultural festival in Rimini, Italy. Here is an overview of what’s in store.
"Christians cannot give up their dream that the world will change for the better, because it is a reasonable one. This certainty is rooted in the deep conviction that Christ is the beginning of the new world."