Founded by the PIME missionaries in 1974, Rainha dos Apostolos in Manaus teaches indigenous young people how to cultivate their land sustainably. In this way, they do not have to leave the forest and can become small entrepreneurs.
Current Events - 2019
The cry of Job, indie rock, a doctor on vacation who enters by chance, the President of the Republic... A chronicle of Meeting Lisbon by those who organized it: "We only carry four loaves and two fish".
Syria, a country which is still tightly in the grip of war and poverty. A project from this year’s campaign involves restoring life to a health system that is on its knees.
A house that is open to families in some areas of Milan, Turin and Madrid. The Sisters of Charity of the Assumption take care of adults and children, nursing them and helping them study. Another project from the 2019/20 Campaign.
On Sunday, October 27, Argentinians were called to the polls and elected their new President, Peronist Alberto Fernández. Here is the leaflet that the CL community in Argentina prepared for the elections.
At Encuentro Santiago the violence and chaos of the last years are still in people’s eyes. But, this weekend, in the South American capital, there was talk of dialogue, education and the encounter with diversity. In a setting of music and exhibitions.
The title of this year's campaign is: "Get in the game with us – the new generations, protagonists of the world”. Projects in the Amazon, Syria, Venezuela, Mozambique and Italy. A new centre for Syrian refugees will be built in Lebanon.
On 10 November, Spain returns to the polls, once again, for a general election. The fourth in four years. The CL community in Spain has published a flyer on the elections.
A series of protests, violence, a state of emergency…and now attempts to reach an agreement. The CL community in Ecuador has published a flyer on the Ecuadorian protests.
A weekend full of encounters, conversations and dialogues. From protagonists of the Bible to the legacy of Václav Havel, from the challenge of school to the drama of forgiveness. The same question emerges: where is the 'I' born?
Their first meeting was a year ago. Today a delegation from Rimini, led by President Emilia Guarnieri, returned to Cairo to continue the dialogue with one of the most important authorities in the Islamic world.
The new life of Gladys and her father; a lunch with Anifa, a Muslim, in the heart of the slum, the holiday with the university students, from the music of Arnold and Marvin to the fear of the spirits of Ochaka...The four-day story in and around Kampala.
In Rimini, in the middle of a roundabout near the old exhibition center, a sculpture that presents a scheme that Fr. Giussani often used to explain Christianity.
The presentation of “Onde está Deus?” (Where is God?) in Brazil. Julián Carrón spoke alongside psychiatrist and social network star, Italo Marsili. “Virtual relationships? They are effective when you reawaken desire in the other”.
The leaders of the Clu met with Julián Carrón in Madonna di Campiglio, Northern Italy. The interventions, the dialogues, the testimony of Father Sergio della Cascinazza. A rediscovery of what attracts the whole person.
The closing statement from the 2019 edition of the Meeting. The numbers, its themes and protagonists. Next year’s appointment will take place between Tuesday 18 and Sunday 23 August. The title will be a quote from philosopher Abraham Heschel.
“From the very beginning, the Meeting has been a place of encounter, a space of freedom”, born from a “Christian event, lived as the wellspring of an ideal”. Carrón's introduction in the special issue of “Traces” dedicated to the Meeting.
The talk on the title of this year’s Meeting by Guadalupe Arbona Abascal, Professor of Comparative Literature and coordinator of the Master in Creative Writing at the Complutense University of Madrid.
Watch the video of the meeting with Muhammad Bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, Secretary General of the Muslim World League, and French politician Olivier Roy.
Watch the video of the meeting with Maria Pia Alberzoni, curator of the exhibition at the Meeting and father Francesco Patton, Custodian of the Holy Land.
Watch the video of the meeting on religious freedom with Thomas Georgeon, Posultator of the martyrs of Algeria and theologian Javier Prades Lopez.