Current Events - 2022

The feast of simplicity and of a child

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

"Christmas is that Event that everyone awaits: freeing oneself from self-determination in order to discover oneself determine– that is, affirmed, loved." Davide Prosperi's letter to the Corriere della Sera on December 24.

The testimonies of Hiba Al-Saadi and Ettore Soranzo (Photo: Gianfranco Pinto/Giuliano Mami)

In Bethlehem, in the footsteps of Christ

Current EventsAlessandra Buzzetti

In the city of the Basilica of the Nativity, an event to celebrate the centenary of Fr. Giussani. Hiba's testimony, the presentation of Luigi Amicone’s book, and the message of the Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Adriana Mascagni and Fr. Giussani (Photo: Fraternità di CL)

Message for the death of Adriana Mascagni

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's words in memory of the writer of so many songs that have marked CL's history, such as Povera voce, Il mio volto, and Al mattino. "Let us not hide her legacy under rocks, for it is given to us for more."

Bernardo Cervellera

The new frontier of war

Current EventsBernardo Cervellera

Tension grows in the South China Sea under pressure from Beijing. There is concern in Taiwan. Will it come to arms? But there too, small prophetic gestures are possible. A missionary in Taipei reacts to the CL flyer on peace.

Aleksej Uminskij (Photo: Wikipedia)

We can stop this war

Current EventsAleksej Uminskij

"It seems that we are not able to influence the destinies of the world. But we have the Gospel." Aleksej Uminsky, Orthodox parish priest in Moscow, TV host, and editor of "Al'fa i Omega" magazine, shares his thoughts on the CL flyer on the war and peace.

Caravaggio, Madonna of the Pilgrims, detail. Sant’Agostino, Rome. ©️ Photo Scala, Florence.

Christmas 2022: The videoposter

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A detail of Caravaggio's "Madonna of the Pilgrims" accompanies the words of Fr. Giussani and Pope Francis.

Vladimir Zelinsky (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The true dimension of dialogue

Current EventsVladimir Zelinsky*

All wars, if they do not crush the opponent, end in negotiations. Which are a form of dialogue. But this is not what Pope Francis calls for. An Orthodox priest reacts to the CL flyer on peace.

The war in Ukraine and the "prophecy for peace"

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The CL flyer on the situation of conflict in Ukraine. It is a contribution offered to all to understand the value of Pope Francis' judgment and to promote public initiatives of prayer and discussion.

(Photo: Giovanni Dinatolo)

"Do not stop on the threshold”

Current EventsDavide Perillo

There were 250 people from the Portuguese community at the audience on October 15. Among them were 40 university students, along with entire families. Here they recount how they prepared themselves for the audience.

Davide Prosperi (Photo: Roberto Masi/Fraternità di CL)

Prosperi: A new beginning for CL

Current EventsRiccardo Maccioni

An interview with the President of the Fraternity of CL in Avvenire: the meeting with the Pope exceeded all expectations. “The Pope has reminded us that Fr. Giussani is an asset for the whole Church.”

Pope Francis during the Audience on October 15, 2022 (Photo: Roberto Masi/Fraternity of CL)

Our path

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The letter from Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, to the entire movement after the Audience with Pope Francis.

Pope Francis greets Davide Prosperi

The Audience: Davide Prosperi's greeting

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The President of the Fraternity's words to Pope Francis. And his statement at the end of the meeting in St. Peter's Square.

Cardinal Angelo Scola (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

Fr. Giussani and the friendship with Jesus

Current EventsAngelo Scola

On the anniversary of the founder's birth, Cardinal Scola recalls his own memory of Fr. Giussani: “He encouraged young people to have a personal encounter with Christ.”

Pope Francis at the audience with Communion and Liberation (Photo: Giovanni Dinatolo)

The Audience: Pope Francis' words

Current EventsPope Francis

The Pope's address at the audience with Communion and Liberation for the Centenary of Fr. Giussani's birth. St. Peter's Square, October 15, 2022.

Fr. Giussani (© Fraternità CL)

Fr. Giussani, reformer or revolutionary?

Current EventsMassimo Camisasca

A whole life dedicated to showing " the freshness and original fascination of the Christian life." Monsignor Camisasca remembers the founder of CL on the centenary of his birth.

The booklet for the Audience

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The texts, prayers and songs to follow at the Audience with Pope Francis on October 15 in Rome.