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.
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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 Fr. 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.
Watch the video of the meeting with Greg Lukianoff, expert on education in America and Martina Saltamacchia, Professor of Medieval History in Omaha (Nebraska).
“The One who is life’s hope is among us. We will be “original” if our faces are the mirror of the face of the risen Christ.” The message of Francis for the 40th edition of the Rimini Meeting.
The recent mass shootings in the United States are the latest in a stream of blood with deep roots that we must look into.
The bishop of Parintins tells us about the Our Lady of Graces Education Center’s Youth Vacation. The students were invited to take several days to learn about Pope Francis’ Laudato si’ in preparation for the upcoming Synod of Bishops.
We publish a flyer written by the Puerto Rico CL community at the beginning of the protests which led to the governor's resignation.
In light of the publication of the new edition of "The Risk of Education," this year's annual Giussani Series on Faith and Modernity focused on Giussani's vision of Christian education. The panel featured John Zucchi and Timothy O'Malley.
After the passing of Vincent Lambert, His Holiness Pope Francis expressed his grief over Lambert's death and entrusted him to the hands of God. Read the full article on Vatican News.
In light of the upcoming pilgrimage to Czestochowa (August 3-14) we publish the words of Fr. Julián Carrón for the occasion.
“Anticipation of vacation is evidence of the will to live; for just this reason it must not be ‘vacation’ from oneself. Then summer will not be an interruption or a postponement of taking life seriously.” (June 5, 1964)
Following the news of the murder of a young woman by her son, Giuseppe attempted to understand the root of his pain and the pain of others. From his work came a written judgement that reached hundreds of people and touched many hearts.