The Omaha CL community the day after the elections. Including the vote on the death penalty. “Why do we always defend life?”
US & More - 2016
Ten days after the United States presidential election, the main question remains, why have the “forgotten men” voted for Donald Trump? A reflection by Giorgio Vittadini.
"Frank represents an authentically new world, where the desire for happiness and the strength of faith are victorious." On the first anniversary of Frank Simmonds' death, we re-publish Giorgio Vittadini's Il Sussidiario article in his memory.
"These times are a huge opportunity for all those who, regardless of party lines, wish to roll up their sleeves and work for the common good." Flyer on the 2016 presidential elections by the Communion and Liberation Community in Puerto Rico, USA.
On the occasion of the upcoming US presidential elections, Giorgio Vittadini reminisced about the late Lorenzo Albacete and his experience with American spirituality and cultural life.
For some of them it was something normal, like going to school. For others it was something they had never heard of before. Here the stories of the GS communities in Montréal and in London who are discovering what moves their life and causes it to flower.
A slice of life from the Nigerian megalopolis, where a bored group of young Christians rediscovered the faith.
"Our country was founded on the premise that hard work and personal initiative would grant us the fruits of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Today, that promise seems to escape us." A reflection on the socio-political state of the US by CL USA.
Mothers and fathers, missionaries, teenagers and seasoned professionals from twelve countries across the continent gathered in Nairobi for the Assembly of CL leaders.
On the occasion of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan's 75th birthday, Jason Blakely closely examined Dylan's poetic influences, his detachment from political movements and his search for religious transcendence.
“The name of God is mercy. There are no situations we cannot get out of: we are not condemned to sink into quicksand.” Suzanne Tanzi shared her insights on the Catholic position in the face of the death penalty.
On the death of Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, founder of EWTN, Bishop Robert Barron commemorated her in an article on her spiritual strength founded in Christ.
Loving Gaze, Nigeria, announced the opening of a 24-hour maternity home St. Kizito Clinic, Jakande Housing Estate, Lekki, focused on professional and skilled care of women and newborns.
Living the faith in San Francisco, where the most familiar evidences have crumbled and been buried and everything is immersed in a “natural religion.” A testimony from Francesco Boin, doctor and professor at the University of California.
"The Psalms are a form of dialogue defined by God Himself for His relationship with the people He has chosen … The sweep of the Psalms tells this history with the power of poetic song.” A 2016 New York Encounter concert organized by Jonathan Fileds.
She’s a Navy Lieutenant and a Black Hawk pilot. At the Encounter, she coordinated volunteers. Carie Boothe tells the story of how she encountered first, faith, and later, the Movement.
"This was completely a gift from God. Yes, an accomplishment, but also really humbling." Veteran astronaut Thomas Jones spoke about his adventures in space at the 2016 New York Encounter.
Despite the rise of terrorism and Civil War in the Arab Spring, certainty and joy dominate local Christians. Archbishop Amel Nona and Fr. Pier Battista Pizzaballa shared stories of hope and freedom in the Middle East at the 2016 New York Encounter.
Sponsored by the Well-Read Mom reading group at the 2016 New York Encounter, Mura Kate Costello and Margaret Stokman tackle questions of power, freedom and the soul in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein."
A discussion on entrepreneurship at the 2016 NY Encounter. The Panelists were Andreas Widmer and Nancy Albin with Anujeet Sareen as moderator.
“We call this ‘the land of the free.’ Why do you think freedom is so important to us?” Fr. José Medina and Fr. Julián Carrón discuss freedom in the United States at the 2016 New York Encounter.