News - 2021

New York Encounter 2021

New York Encounter: "a hope that always surprises us”

Current EventsMeghan Isaacs and Lisa Lickona

Even though the event took place entirely online, it did not cease to be a place of encounter for the whole United States. Meetings on the figures of Fr. Giussani and Lorenzo Albacete, as well as on the subjects of racism and economic challenges.

Fr. Luigi Giussani (1922-2005)

Giussani - anniversary masses

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Sixteen years since the death of Fr. Giussani, and thirty-nine years since the Papal recognition of the Fraternity of CL, we offer prayerful intentions for masses taking place in Italy and around the world.

Fr. Fabio Baroncini (Photo: Paolo Bonfanti, Archive of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation)

Fr. Fabio, companion towards destiny

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's letter to Fr. Fabio Baroncini, his friend who passed away last December 21. We also propose an unpublished video from 1994, in which the priest presented T.S Eliot's Choruses from “The Rock” at the CLU Exercises.

CL Spiritual Exercises in Rimini, 2018 (Photo: Roberto Masi)

"I began to ask myself: Who am I?"

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Dissatisfied, tired and challenged. Mara asks herself, "What does God want from me?" Then came her encounter with CL. During the lockdown, an unexpected gladness and decision.

Fr. Donato Contuzzi, missionary from the Fraternity of St. Charles in Taiwan, with Xue Ning

For The Life of Everyone

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We offer here some long extracts from the meeting of the CL community in Taiwan with Julián Carrón, which took place last November 22nd by video link. From February Traces.

Traces N.2, February 2021

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The editorial "Brothers because we are sons" from Traces, the monthly magazine of Communion and Liberation

Welcome to our website!

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We have redesigned to make it more efficient, to better serve the missionary work of the Movement, and to share the beauty of our experience of the faith with everyone.

Growing and Helping Others Grow During a Pandemic

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A CL public event on "Education: self-communicating one’s self". January 30, live on YouTube, a dialogue with Julián Carrón on the questions provoked by the situation of education, which concerns us all.


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"He always followed the subtle method of God. Look how much fruit his willingness to follow that method produced!" Fr. Carrón's words for the death of the Italian missionary.

© Mary Sarah Ivers

A New World Within The World

Current EventsLisa Lickona

A special edition of the New York Encounter will take place February 12-14 with the theme "When reality hits". In anticipation of the new digital Encounter, an interview with Riro Maniscalco, chairman of New York Encounter.

Kazakhstan:"When God Interrupts You..."

Current EventsLyubov Khon

A series of "Christmas meetings," including poetry, education, charity. Online, but with guests from around the world. Here is what has been happening in and around Karaganda in recent months.

Dinh Thi Hiep's Grave, Sydney (Photo M. Sanavio)

Free Behind Bars

Current EventsMarianna Sanavio

A letter from Marianna after visiting the grave of Cardinal Van Thuan's mother in a local cemetery.

Mt Buffalo (Photo: Brian O'Donnell)

Memories of Australia

Current EventsAndrea & Cecilia Trianni

Australia hosts large numbers of international students and young professionals. Some CL visitors have discovered themselves truly changed by the experience. On opposite sides of the continent Elena and Stefano recount their experience.

Sydney skyline (Photo: Brian O'Donnell)
Australian Citizenship Ceremony (Photo B. O'Donnell)

Melbourne: "I am you who make me"

Current EventsAndrea & Cecilia Trianni

An aggressive and rare cancer has struck Laura four years ago. Since then, Laura has become a testimonial for all the communities throughout Australia, deeply affected by her trust and love for everyone through such a difficult and painful period.

Photo: Shutterstock/Dave Primov

Christmas, the Father's Mercy

Current EventsLuigi Giussani

A meditation from Fr. Luigi Giussani, taken from the book Dalla liturgia vissuta. Una testimonianza [From the lived liturgy. A witness], first printed in 1973.