Current Events - 2021

Monsignor Luigi Negri (Photo:

Message for the death of Fr. Luigi Negri

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The words of Davide Prosperi on the death of the Archbishop Emeritus of Ferrara-Comacchio, a student of Fr. Giussani at the Berchet High School and for many years one of the leaders of CL.

Luca Della Robbia, Virgin and Child (c. 1455) , Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"You are the living fountain of hope”

Current EventsLuigi Giussani

"May this living fountain of hope be every morning the most gripping and tenacious meaning of life possible." Luigi Giussani's address at the 2002 Rimini Meeting on Dante's Hymn to Our Lady.

Duccio di Buoninsegna, detail of the apostles "Appearance on the mountain in Galilee""

Christmas: In this way God makes Himself visible

Current EventsJulián Carrón*

“Christmas, a real fact that confronts our retreat from life.” Julián Carrón’s contribution on Christmas, published in Corriere della Sera on December 24.

Matthias Stomer, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 17th century. Palazzo Madama, Museo Civico d’Arte Antica, Turin. © Mario Bonotto/Photo Scala, Florence

Christmas. God reigns by making Himself small for us

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The Christmas message of Davide Prosperi to the Movement: “Not only does God walk with us, but He entrusts Himself to our freedom; He hungers and thirsts for our freely spoken ‘yes’”.

Help distance-learning (Photo: AVSI)

AVSI tents: "Here we help those who help”

Current EventsFilomena Armentano

This year's fundraising campaign is titled, "Development is you. The time for courage". There are five projects to support this year: Lebanon, Haiti, Uganda, Latin America and Italy. In Italy, we support those who take care of families suffering hardship.

Fraternity of CL: Davide Prosperi as interim President

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The letter in which Davide Prosperi informs the Fraternity of CL of the contents of his audience with the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life and his assumption of the role as interim President.

Matthias Stomer, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 17th century. Palazzo Madama, Museo Civico d’Arte Antica, Turin. © Mario Bonotto/Photo Scala, Florence

Christmas 2021: The videoposter

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This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Matthias Stomer's, "The Adoration of the Shepherds".

(Photo: Shutterstock)

Covid in Romania: The emergency within the emergency

Current EventsDavide Perillo

In October, there were 10,000 victims. Those who are suffering the most are the poor, such as the families helped by the NGO FdP-Protagoniști în educație. Simona Carobene recounts what is happening.

Companions Toward Destiny

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Notes from the Assembly of the Equipe of Teachers and Educators of Communion and Liberation with Fr. Julián Carrón in video conference, September 4, 2021.

(Photo: Helena Lopes/Unsplash)

An incessant desire for the impossible

Current EventsAlberto Raffaelli

The GS Beginning Day as recounted by an ex-GS student. “I looked at the young people sitting in front of me. Then, like now, in a room full of faces and random stories, Someone happens to be present.”

Luigi Amicone

Carrón: His words on the death of Amicone

Current EventsJulián Carrón

Luigi Amicone, journalist, writer, a great friend of Fr. Giussani, has passed away. We publish the letter that Julián Carrón has sent to his family.

Pier Alberto Bertazzi

Bertazzi: Carrón's homily at his funeral

Current EventsJulián Carrón

The words of the President of the Fraternity of CL at the funeral of Pier Alberto, one of Fr. Giussani's greatest friends, who died on 15 September.

Beginning Day. The audio of Fr. Giusssani

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From a talk by Luigi Giussani at the Spiritual Exercises for University Students of Communion and Liberation (Riva del Garda, December 5, 1976), re-proposed at the CL Beginning Day on September 25, 2021.

Pier Alberto Bertazzi

Bertazzi: "The beginning is something that is alive now"

Current EventsJulián Carrón

Julián Carrón's message upon the death of Pier Alberto Bertazzi, one of Fr. Giussani's greatest friends. As a young university student, he was among those who first used the name that ended up becoming the name of our movement.

(Photo: Doug Kanter/AFP via Getty Images)

September 11, 2001. “God save the world”

Current EventsAlberto Savorana

Twenty years since the attack on the Twin Towers. The world would never be the same again. But how to start over? The words of Fr. Giussani from the days following the attack, taken from his biography.