News - 2021 - Page 2

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Who am I?

Current Events

“Rose’s women” from Kampala, Uganda, were the protagonists at one of the most visited exhibits at the Meeting in Rimini, entitled You Are Worthy. Here is what they experienced in their days at Rimini. From October Traces.

Pier Alberto Bertazzi

Bertazzi: Carrón's homily at his funeral

Current EventsJulián Carrón

The words of the President of the Fraternity of CL at the funeral of Pier Alberto, one of Fr. Giussani's greatest friends, who died on 15 September.

A single gaze of gratuitousness

Current EventsMichela Young

The unexpected adventure of “The Tree of Tales” exhibition at the Rimini Meeting as described by those involved. This is what happened during the days of our exhibition, and what is still happening now…

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Venezuela: the fixed point among the waves of the sea

Current Events

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, Leonardo managed to visit some CL communities across the country. The surprise of seeing - in such precarious situations- life that blossoms.


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The editorial of the on-line magazine Traces N.7, October 2021

The exhibition on Fr. Giussani at the Meeting in Brussels

Brussels: Something precious, for everyone

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Meeting Ambassador. The possibility of taking what happens in Rimini all over the world. This is what happened in Belgium a few days ago. Emanuele recounts what happened to him and his friends.

Ilaria lecturing

Basel: "Why are you asking me?"

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Just before the pandemic, Ilaria found out she was pregnant, but that the wife of her PhD student had miscarried. Amid the drama, a dialogue emerged that allowed her to re-discover what allows her to face any circumstance certain and happy.

Timothy Radcliffe (© Catholic Press Photo)

Radcliffe: Nothing human is alien to us

Current EventsGiuseppe Pezzini

Do Christians need the world or must they defend themselves against secularisation? The Oxford Dominican proposes a surprising method: the imagination. This is what allows us to touch the person where they are most alive (from September Tracce).

Pope Francis greets the Slovakian faithful (Photo: Matej Ďuriač)

Bratislava: "Our encounter with Francis"

Current Events

Some signed up as volunteers whilst others sang in the choir. The spectacular sunrise watched alongside young children waiting for the Pope. An account from the small CL community in Slovakia.

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Dicastery for the Laity. The words of Pope Francis

Current EventsPope Francis

The Pope's address to the participants in the meeting of lay associations, ecclesial movements and new communities, organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.

Pier Alberto Bertazzi

Bertazzi: "The beginning is something that is alive now"

Current EventsJulián Carrón

Julián Carrón's message upon the death of Pier Alberto Bertazzi, one of Fr. Giussani's greatest friends. As a young university student, he was among those who first used the name that ended up becoming the name of our movement.

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September 11, 2001. “God save the world”

Current EventsAlberto Savorana

Twenty years since the attack on the Twin Towers. The world would never be the same again. But how to start over? The words of Fr. Giussani from the days following the attack, taken from his biography.

The embrace between John Paul II and Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński (Photo: ServizioFotograficoOR/CPP)

"Were it not for your faith"

Current Events

On September 12, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the Polish Primate of the "Millennium", will be beatified. His life was a bulwark of Christianity in the face of totalitarianism. From the September issue of Tracce.

CLU vacation in Italy

The beginning of my search

Current Events

Claudia happened "accidentally" to go to the CLU summer vacation. She considers herself agnostic, but accepted the invitation. Something unexpected happened during those days. "Now I have a fire within me that I want to nourish."

The crack and the light

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Edith Bruck, Jesús Carrasco and Elisa Fuksas. Re-watch the three interviews produced by Traces for the 2021 Rimini Meeting.

World Trade Center Memorial. Flickr

Pain and Judgement

Current EventsMaurizio Maniscalco

When the dramatic dimensions of the tragedy of September 11th began to come into focus, as I watched my fellow New Yorkers I was struck by one thing above all others: the sense of bewilderment and pain