Matthew, the Old Usurer Who Left Everything for Jesus. A publican and hated tax collector. No one would ever have imagined him at the Messiah's side. But he ended up among the Twelve, drawn by an attraction
Stories - 2000
A chaplain in the Russian campaign. His return to Italy and its impact on thousands of maimed children.
He belonged to the Zealots, intransigent protesters against the Roman power. Very little is known about him. His relics are venerated beneath the Altar of the Crucifixion in St. Peter's
A man of high social status and culture who eventually suffered martyrdom. His bones now lie beneath the high altar of the Basilica of the Holy Apostles (Santi Apostoli) in Rome
It has not stopped raining since December 15th. An estimated 50,000 people have died and 600,000 left homeless, but the numbers are destined to rise. AVSI's Maria Teresa Gatti, responsible for emergency aid to the flooded country, reports
In a park in multi-ethnic Brooklyn, an initiative by the New York community. Amid songs, exhibits, gastronomical delicacies, and games for the children, the occasion to encounter an ideal without end.
At the University of Perth an Australian professor proposes a course of study on an Italian poet to his students, challenging them with quotes from a critic and a priest.
On assignment in Sydney for the Olympic games. New encounters and the discovery of a common origin, when and where it is least expected. Aided by e-mail, the telephone, and a table full of food.
A trip across the United States and Canada. The adventure of the new communities and the experience of those already existing. Everywhere and in every way the humble and certain awareness of being bearers of the world’s meaning.
From May 26th to 30th, American CLU students from various states came together for vacation, with two Italian guests who tell the story. Hikes, songs, jokes, and skits. The freshness of the beginning.
The Puerto Rican community takes its first steps. School of Community, work, and meetings. A life full of initiative and creativity, whose starting point is the desire that everyone can know the Christian experience.
Here is the story of the movement's birth in Russia, a place "...with hunger for Christ, with pain for the humiliated humanity all around us."
The travel journal of a small group of Milanese university students who went to the Asian archipelago to meet others their own age in order to better understand the situation after the dramatic events in East Timor.