World - 2012

Palestine Gaza Strip. CC0 Creative Commons

The Cross in Gaza

WorldAndrea Avveduto

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.”

Mystic Nativity by Sandro Botticelli
Tat'jana Kasatkina. Via Flickr

The Open Sky

WorldSuzanne Tanzi

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.

Ciudad de Asunción, Paraguay. Photo by FF MM via Wikimedia Commons

Violeta's Question

WorldAlessandra Stoppa

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.