Current Events - 2021

Archbishop Christophe Pierre at New York Encounter 2020

Pierre: "Obedience rooted in love of Christ"

Current EventsChristophe Pierre

The homily of Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, during mass to commemorate the sixteenth anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death, celebrated in Washington D.C.

Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, "St. John and St. Peter at Christ's Tomb" (detail), 1640. © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Easter 2021: The videoposter

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This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by a seventeenth-century work by Giovanni Francesco Romanelli of the apostles John and Peter in front of the empty tomb.

Fr. Fabio Baroncini (Photo: Paolo Bonfanti, Archive of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation))

Fr. Fabio, companion towards destiny

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's letter to Fr. Fabio Baroncini, his friend who passed away last December 21. We also propose an unpublished video from 1994, in which the priest presented T.S Eliot's Choruses from “The Rock” at the CLU Exercises.

Fr. Donato Contuzzi, missionary from the Fraternity of St. Charles in Taiwan, with Xue Ning

For the life of everyone

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We offer here some long extracts from the meeting of the CL community in Taiwan with Julián Carrón, which took place last November 22nd by video link. From February Traces.

From the left, Fr. Giussani, Fr. Francesco Ricci and Fr. Pigi Bernareggi. Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1974 (© Fraternity of CL)

Pigi Bernareggi: Fr. Carrón's message

Current EventsJulián Carrón

"He always followed the subtle method of God. Look how much fruit his willingness to follow that method produced!" Fr. Carrón's words for the death of the Italian missionary.

Photo: Isayildiz/Getty Images

Growing and helping others grow during a pandemic

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A CL public event on "Education: Communicating one’s self". January 30, live on YouTube, a dialogue with Julián Carrón on the questions provoked by the situation of education, which concerns us all.

© Mary Sarah Ivers

A New World Within the World

Current EventsLisa Lickona

A special edition of the New York Encounter will take place February 12-14 with the theme "When reality hits". In anticipation of the new digital Encounter, an interview with Riro Maniscalco, chairman of New York Encounter.

Buenos Aires (Photo: Unsplash/Sasha • Stories)

Argentina: A new beginning

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At the end of December, the law on abortion was approved in Argentina. Here is the leaflet published by the local Communion and Liberation community.