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.
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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.
In Budapest, the Mass for the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated by Cardinal Erdő, became an opportunity to present "Generating Traces in the History of the World”. And to discover that we are "a spectacle for ourselves".
What does it really mean to be “alone”? And how can we live that “finite infinity” that all of us are? A talk from the president of CL at the “Solitude, the Enemy” conference (Florence, November 16, 2019), published in February Traces.
Fifteen years after the death of Fr. Giussani and thirty-eight years after the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of CL, the intention for masses celebrated throughout the world.
In Novosibirsk, a public conference on "education as an encounter”. Testimonies from Uganda, the drama of AIDS, the Russian school system, freedom of education. The story of those who, precisely through an encounter, discovered themselves to have faith.
Over the weekend, a conference was held in the Spanish capital about the Founder of the movement, which involved intellectuals, religious people and those who knew him. Here is the message of Ignacio Carbajosa, head of the CL community in Spain.
Young Francisco Cantero Burroni in a wheelchair, a Bishop from the Amazon and those who assist victims of violence and the guilty. A chronicle of Rio Encontros: two days in front of the cry of Job (and ours), between pain and daily rebirth.
The presentation of the Polish edition of Julián Carrón's book in Wrocław. In the hall of the University of Economics, filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi, Bishop Andrzej Siemieniewski and Professor Bogusław Fiedor spoke in dialogue.
Everyday, 500 of them come on foot, by bike, by bus. These are the Venezuelans who, on the run, arrive at the Pacaraima border. As Camus would say: "They are placed halfway between misery and the sun."
Around twenty children from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, spent Christmas with Sister Marcella Catozza in Cannara. Their amazement at the cold, the lights, at friends. And the night that brought He who can fulfil their hope into the world.