A dialogue with a sociologist from the Catholic University in Milan about Carrón's letter on Coronavirus. Fragility, the truth of our lives, the rediscovery of a "common good". And the meaning of an existence that is not self-referential.
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Beppe milks 300 cows in the province of Cremona. He talks about his daily life which consists of prudence, prayer and wonder at the things that happen. The dearest thing I have is what is given to me to live everyday".
The first statement of Emilia Guarnieri's successor: "This dramatic moment reminds us of one of our main objectives: to witness a hope capable of facing all historical circumstances, to contribute to the common good”.
The image is taken from "The Gospel according to Matthew" by Pier Paolo Pasolini, the poet whose verses accompany the words pronounced by Fr. Giussani in St. Peter's Square in 1998.
All next CL events are suspended. But "nothing can keep us from proceeding on our journey to continue to increase our certainty. Therefore, I pose you the question I intended to use as preparation for the Exercises: “What saves us from nothingness?”
The priest from Porto San Giorgio (Fermo) met CL in 1965. He was a missionary in Brazil for 40 years, where he created shelters for children in the favelas.
She was one of the Meeting’s founders forty years ago, and after 27 years she will no longer be in charge of this great event. “What I feel right now is a great gratitude”.
The street protests are behind us. The CL community gathers for their summer vacation. Days in the company of Beethoven, the Unnamed and missionary Karoline Mayer. To surprise themselves again with a different way of being together.
Watch the video of the panel discussion between Fr. Zacharie Bukuru, His Grace Anba David and Rev. Marcel Uwineza, moderated by Barbara Gagliotti.
"It is a presence, not our strategies, our intelligence or our bravery, that propels and sustains each of our lives." The President of the Fraternity's letter to Corriere della Sera from 1 March.
On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the death of Fr. Giussani, Vatican Radio interviewed Fr. Julián Carrón, the President of the Fraternity. "His legacy? Having introduced us to an experience of faith that continues to fascinate us".
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In celebration of the canonization of St. John Henry Newman, the UK CL community organized a pilgrimage to the Birmingham Oratory, home to Newman for forty years. An opportunity to get to know better our first English Saint of the modern era.
In a broken, divided America, such as we see in the world of politics, there are people who, with their actions, show a different way of living.
In Monterrey, the presentation of the the Spanish edition of ‘Where is God?’ A dialogue between Julián Carrón, Inés Sáenz, David Noel Ramírez, and journalist Josefina Herrera.
Watch the video of the conversation between Fr. Julián Carrón, Ami Dar, Aaron Riches and Fr. José Medina.
In the heart of Manhattan, twenty-four meetings in three days, including exhibitions and performances: “I know that I will find something here that sustains me, something I will find nowhere else.”
In Rome, the presentation of Salvatore Abbruzzese's book about the Rimini Meeting. In dialogue with him, Guzman Carriquiry, Rocco Buttiglione and Fausto Bertinotti. An unexpected gift for the Meeting’s 40th anniversary.
In Rio de Janeiro, the presentation of the Portuguese edition of Julián Carrón’s “Where is God?”. Alongside Marco Montrasi, the national responsible of CL, was businessman Pedro Solomão. The result? An intense dialogue, even with the audience...
Tomorrow, the annual three-day event of meetings, exhibitions and performances kicks-off in the heart of the Big Apple. Here is Pope Francis' greeting to the New York Encounter and a taste of what awaits.
We caught up with New York Encounter organizer Angelo Sala, who talked with us about the origin of the Encounter, the importance of this year’s theme, and the way doing this work has helped him.