Fr. Luigi Giussani (Sergio Assandri/Archivio Fraternità CL)

"Christianity as an Event Today"

On the 19th anniversary of his death, the full version of the unpublished text from the February issue of Traces: notes from a lesson given by Fr. Luigi Giussani in 1992.
The image from the Easter poster 2024. Duccio di Buoninsegna (1260 ca.-1318), Maestà, cymantium: "The Appearance of Christ behind closed doors". Museo dell’Opera Metropolitana, Siena, Italy Photo: Opera Metropolitana Siena/Scala, Florence

Easter 2024. The CL poster

This year, the words of Pope Francis and Fr. Giussani are accompanied by Duccio di Buoninsegna's "The Appearance of Christ behind closed doors".
Alexej Navalny (Mitya Aleshkovsky/Wikimedia Commons)

Navalny: a rose is forever

What happened in Russia on February 16 reopened a wound that we were getting used to. And it reminded everyone again that “nothing exists without freedom.” After the death of the opposition leader, here is the provocation that his life represents.
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne (photo B. O'Donnell)

MELBOURNE:"The Blessing of an infinite Love"

An aggressive and rare cancer struck Laura and she fought for her life for 6 years. The memorial held in Melbourne this past September to commemorate her life became a testament that touched the hearts of communities across Australia.
Monsignor Filippo Santoro and Davide Prosperi with Pope Francis in a private audience on January 15, 2024 (Vatican Media/Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope to CL: "Preserve unity"

After the audience with Davide Prosperi and Monsignor Filippo Santoro, Francis has sent a letter on the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death and the 70th anniversary of the movement. Here are his words and the message from the President of the Fraternity.
Archbishop Mario Delpini at the Mass for Father Giussani. Milan Cathedral, 26 February 2024 (Pino Franchino/Archive CL)

Milan: "A sign of God's faithfulness”

The Mass for the 19th anniversary of Fr. Giussani’s death and the 42nd anniversary of the pontifical recognition of the Fraternity of CL, celebrated in Milan’s Cathedral by Archbishop Mario Delpini. Here is his homily and Davide Prosperi’s greeting.
Miguel Benasayag (© Isabella De Maddalena/ Portfolio)

The machine of the world

Technological developments that revolutionize everyday reality: What becomes of the human after having delegated many functions to the computer? In February Traces, Miguel Benasayag, psychoanalyst and neurophysiologist, provides answers.

A process of gazing

From November 23 to 26 2023, the second gathering of a group of young people from the movement took place in Assisi. Over four hundred people, from Italy and abroad, shared moments of intense discussion and experienced moments of conviviality.
The CL holiday in Las Trancas (Chile)

Chile: "That gift that we are already living"

The CL community vacation at the foot of the Chillán volcano: hikes, testimonies, and listening to Russian and local songs. With the evidence "of a Presence that is already happening in our lives.”
Pope Francis (Ansa/Us Vatican Media)

"The first step is to desire to open our eyes to reality"

"Through the desert God leads us to freedom." Pope Francis' message for Lent 2024.