For the Christians in the Strip between Hamas’s rockets and the Israeli offensive, Christmas means coming to terms with the reasons of faith. George, Johnny, Hanna and Diana live with a continual question: “Why?” and the certainty that “God is working.”
Stories - 2012
A first-timer in Rimini tells of his week’s journey, through the surprised eyes of “a baby just born.” The days inside (and outside) the conference center tell the story of an “explosion” never known before.
Meeting week in Rimini will kick off on August 19. These pages contain a preview, as well as a dialogue with Tat'jana Kasatkina, one of the leading Dostoevsky scholars and protagonists of the gathering.
The recent HHS mandate has given rise to questioning the U.S. government’s jurisdiction in the realm of freedom and tolerance. Paolo Carozza carries the discussion toward a deeper understanding of the common good, education and true charity.
Paolo Carozza discusses a deeper understanding of the common good, education, and true charity. “The most fundamental aspect of human freedom is the freedom to seek and adhere to the meaning of things.”
Faith is put to the test with debates and art, politics and science at the two-day festival on the American stage. A place where “no encounter is taken for granted” among volunteers, attendees and speakers who are still in search.
Entrusted with the faithful of Ireland during trying times, Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin–speaker at this year’s NY Encounter–assesses the situation, sharing his hope in the life and history of the Church.
The missionary life of a few has borne fruit in an explosion of growth for a small people in the land of the Guaraní. As the country celebrates the bicentennial of its independence, a story of friendship is being renewed.