Encounters - 2001

Salvador de Bahia. Wikimedia Commons

Eduardiño’s Revenge

EncountersGianluigi Da Rold

Salvador de Bahia, Ribeira Azul. Among the desperate humanity of the Brazilian alagados, a young boy’s story. Ten years ago the encounter with a priest that changed his life. From violence to a constructive positivity

Benedetta Bianchi Porro. Wikimedia Commons

Benedetta's Room

EncountersPaola Bergamini

The death of a young Italian woman after a long illness. An encouraging testimony for bearing the dramatic circumstances of life and the striving of personal faith. The journey toward holiness, a very concrete ideal for all

'Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem' by Rembrandt. Wikimedia Commons

Hope Beyond All Hope

EncountersRoberto Copello

Mocked, never believed, arrested, beaten, condemned to death. But after exile there is return; after the cross comes resurrection. The story of one of the most dramatic figures of the Old Testament

King David. Wikimedia Commons

The Prophet and the Kings

EncountersGiuseppe Frangi

After the defeat of Israel at the hands of the Philistines, Samuel and Nathan appear in history. Two new interlocutors chosen by God to retie the thread of the Covenant, and to give a king to the Chosen People