Current Events - 2023 - Page 2

Paolo Benanti (Catholic Press Photo)

"Hey Bing, what's the meaning of everything?"

Current EventsStefano Filippi

The question of religious meaning in the face of artificial intelligence. For Professor Paolo Benanti, "the remarkable thing is not the more or less sensible answer, but that humans still have that question.

Cesena (Photo: Giacomo Bellavista)

Flooding: signs of hope for life

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's letter to "Corriere della Sera," after visiting communities in Emilia-Romagna.

Working in the mud in Castel Bolognese (Photo: Pasini)

Flooding: An unreserved friendship

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's message to the Communion and Liberation movement on the emergency in Emilia-Romagna, with directions about how to help those affection.

Daily life in Borodyanka, near Kiev (Ansa-Zumapress photo)

Trip to Kiev, Monsignor Santoro's letter

Current EventsFilippo Santoro*

The Archbishop of Taranto for three days in Ukraine to "share the pain and suffering of a people" and pray for peace. Here is his account.

The presentation of "The Religious Sense" at the Dal Verme Theater. Milan, May 2, 2023 (Pino Franchino/Fraternity CL)

Bergoglio on Giussani's The Religious Sense

Current EventsJorge Mario Bergoglio

On May 2 The Religious Sense was presented in Milan. Here is a 1998 speech by Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the then Archbishop of Buenos Aires, during a meeting on the book in the Argentine capital.

 Davide Prosperi at the GS Triduum

A friendship for destiny

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Greeting by Davide Prosperi, President of the Fraternity of CL, to the young people of Gioventù Studentesca gathered in Rimini for the annual Easter Triduum (April 6, 2023).

The Rhein-Meeting. Cologne, March 10-12

Germany: "Who am I?"

Current EventsChristoph Scholz

"Identity and Identities" was the theme of this year's Rhein-Meeting, which was back in person after three years. From Benedict XVI to Ukraine, from politics to theology... The three day event in Cologne.

During the testimonies of Hans Van Mourik Broekman and Fr. Michael Carvill

"A life lived to the full": happening now in Dublin

Current EventsSilvia Baldazzi

In Dublin, the CL community commemorated the centenary of Giussani's birth with a series of testimonies from speakers across the world on who Fr. Giussani is for them, and how his charism is still relevant today.

C.D. Friedrich, Easter Morning, detail (c.1828-1835). Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (© Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza/Scala, Florence).

Easter 2023: The CL poster

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The words of Pope Francis and Fr. Giussani accompany a canvas by Caspar David Friedrich this year, "Easter Morning".

Ambra Villa

A whole life to reach Jesus’ arms

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The message of Monsignor Filippo Santoro, pontifical delegate for Memores Domini, on the death of Ambra Villa, which he sent to the Gruppo Adulto house where she lived.

(© New York Encounter)

Someone with me

Current EventsLuca Fiore

What happened at the New York Encounter? Over the weekend in Manhattan stories, reflections, exhibitions, about a faith in action. At the test of our time. An account of the weekend. From the January issue of Tracce.

Silvia Simoncini

“For a love that I always had inside”

Current EventsIgnacio Carbajosa

Silvia died at the age of 28 from cancer. She had got married just over a year ago. In between, she had begun helping sick women like herself. Here are the words of Fr. Ignacio Carbajosa during his homily at her funeral (Florence, March 1, 2023).

A street in Bakhmut, Ukraine (Photo: Ansa)

Peace is everyone's or nobody’s

Current EventsPaola Ronconi

"Ukrainian children cannot be forgotten, not even for a moment." One year after the start of the conflict in Ukraine, Giampaolo Silvestri, secretary general of AVSI spoke at the United Nations.

Fr. Luigi Giussani (Photo: Fraternità CL)

Fr. Giussani: "What is life? It is to be loved"

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The founder of CL died on February 22, 2005. A video from the exhibition for the Centenary of his birth (Spiritual Exercises of CL University Students, December 9, 1995).

The meeting on peace at the New York Encounter

New York Encounter: The first Easter and peace

Current EventsHannah Keegan

The presentation “Peace on Earth” at the New York Encounter with Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN, and Most Reverend Borys Gudziak, Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainian Catholic Church.

Iskenderun Cathedral after the earthquake (Photo: Antuan Ilgit SJ)

Turkey: "Amid the rubble, we are living stones"

Current EventsAntuan Ilgit SJ

The collapsed cathedral, the fear, the dead, taking in the displaced. And that mass celebrated with survivors of any religion.... From the city of Iskenderun, in the Diocese of Antioch, the account of Turkish Jesuit Fr. Antuan Ilgit