Judges, lawyers, professors, and even an outstanding Justice of the United States Supreme Court… For a week, they had to reckon with an eternal question, one that affects all of us.
Stories - 2007
Surveys claim religion is still strong. Politicians, in canvasing for votes, wave the Bible. And yet Protestant theologian Stanley Hauerwas believes that Christianity, in the nation born from the search for happiness, is becoming increasingly weaker.
The story of the Pizzi family, who have been living in Africa for more than twenty years–at first in Uganda, then in Kenya, and now in Ethiopia–always certain of the loving face that allows one to always feel accompanied.
In 1987, Professor Shodo Habukawa invited Fr. Giussani to speak to his monks. After twenty years, he who is now Supreme Chief of the Shingon Buddhism, remembers that first embrace.
Man is finite and subsequently so is medicine. What do you do when there doesn't seem to be an answer? What does it mean to love someone for whom hope seems difficult? We look at a story that begins to answer these questions here.
Professor Paolo Carozza, an internationally respected law scholar, teaches at one of America’s most prestigious Catholic universities. His work has generated a movement of students and colleagues that introduces a newness to the whole college.
Though we usually take it for granted, the mere fact that men are called to be Christ’s presence on earth as ordained priests is astounding. Their path is not one that cannot be walked alone.
The vicissitudes of a group of friends in the Irish capital, beginning in the 1980s and still going strong, always in movement in a country in transformation.
The everyday life of a group of Americans, with lots of Italians “passing through:” judging life and sticking together, to open up to the world while not getting lost in it.
People set in motion not because of an effort, but by the need to share their lives, their work, and the way they raise their children, describe their experience. A revolution in Africa: the end of solitude.
The story of the discovery of Fr. Giussani in the words of the Subprior of the Atchison Abbey: “I believe that the Movement has helped me recognize that, here and now, with these monks, I encounter Christ”
A mother in coma, and a medical team that decided to compensate for the vital functions in order to permit her to give birth, without aggressive treatment, accepting reality as it is.
The story of the discovery of Fr. Giussani in the words of the Subprior of the Atchison Abbey: “I believe that the Movement has helped me recognize that, here and now, with these monks, I encounter Christ.”
These are unexpected encounters with the Benedictines of Atchison, Kansas, a presence in this town since 1855. The meetings at Benedictine College, the birth of the CL community, and the Memores Domini house tell an exceptional story.