World - 2013

Stefano Lavelli (front right) and other FSCB seminarians waiting to be ordained.

Who Sends You?

WorldAlessandra Stoppa

A friendship that is “too beautiful to be true” throws open the world of a young man far from the Church and becomes a promise. This is the story of Stefano Lavelli, one of the Fraternity of St. Charles Borromeo seminarians who will be ordained June 22.

American soldier. CC0 Creative Commons

The Man Behind the Rifle

WorldLuca Fiori

Fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, watching his friends die, asking himself how to go on living after having killed; he is one of 200 New York Encounter volunteers, with a unique story to tell: his battle with God.

Sudden Life

WorldElena Mazzola

In Kharkov, philosopher Aleksandr Filonenko and a small group of friends got involved with the youth at a residence for the disabled. A story has flourished with one goal: to share their destiny.

Young kids from the Timur theater.
The Adoration of the Shepherds by Mattia Preti

Christmas: How a Presence is Born

WorldA. Stoppa, L. Fiore and P. Perego

From Italy to Uruguay, from the desert of Dubai to the American heartland, four stories show what can happen in us (and around us) when we seek what supports life.

Giacomo's hospital room.