The letter from Davide Prosperi, president of the CL Fraternity, ahead of the meeting with Pope Francis in Rome on October 15.
Current Events - 2022
A series of testimonies from speakers across the world organised by the community of Communion and Liberation in Ireland on who Fr. Giussani was and how his charism is still relevant today.
About 100 friends of the movement from all over the country and beyond gathered together in Nur-sultan for Pope Francis' visit. Here are the accounts of those who were there, and of those who were able to meet him in person.
The telegram sent by Pope Francis to King Charles III on the death of Elizabeth II, and the homily of Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Windsor, at the Queen's requiem mass at Westminster Cathedral on Sunday 11 September 2022.
Pope Francis' message for the XXXVII World Youth Day, to be celebrated both locally on November 20, 2022, and internationally in Lisbon, Portugal, August 1-6, 2023.
Hikes, bicycle rides, dialogues and meetings. "A continuous crescendo of gratitude." An account of the summer vacation of the Dutch community, where "time was not even wasted at breakfast.”
Sudden paralysis, two months in hospital and the support of friends, amid treatments and rehabilitation... and discoveries. Antonio recounts his story.
Notes from Davide Prosperi’s introduction to the International Assembly of Leaders of Communion and Liberation (La Thuile, August 26, 2022).
Pope Francis' homily at the beatification of John Paul I. St. Peter's Square, September 4, 2022.
His grandfather had to burn his own books to avoid arrest. He had to wait for Perestroika to make his lyrics public. A guest at this year’s Rimini Meeting, Ukrainian poet Boris Chersonsky tells his life story.
During one of the main talks at the Rimini Meeting, he enchanted the audience with photos of stars and galaxies. Massimo Robberto, among those responsible for the James Webb Telescope, speaks about himself and his work.
The Archbishop of Taranto speaks about his mandate as special delegate for the Association of "Memores Domini", appointed by Pope Francis (published in "Avvenire," August 23, 2022).
A meeting on the exhibition "Memorial" with Natal'ja Davtjan, Psychotherapist from Ukraine; Irina Scerbakova, Memorial Founding Member; Ol'ga Sedakova, Russian poet; Elena Zhemkova, Memorial Executive Director.
The 43rd edition of the Rimini Meeting has ended today. Here is the final statement and title of the next edition, to be held from August 20 to 25, 2023.
The meeting dedicated to Fr. Giussani's centenary with testimonies from Guzman Carriquiry, Fabrice Hadjadj, Mother Maria Francesca Righi and Joseph Weiler.
It is one hundred years since the birth of the founder of CL. But there are also "hundreds of encounters, worlds and hearts" that he inspired, some of which can be seen at the Rimini Meeting and in the centenary exhibition.
Watch the dialogue with Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, president of the Italian Episcopal Conference, on the title of the 2022 edition: "A Passion for Person"
The words of the Holy Father signed by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on the occasion of the XLIII edition of the Rimini Meeting (from August 20 to 25).
Science and faith, the Meeting's title, the need for teachers... An interview with Davide Prosperi in Avvenire on this year’s Rimini Meeting.
Their encounter with Fr. Giussani, marriage, their yes to mission. "By always remaining attached to this story, things began to happen…. The testimony of Margaret and Mauro Biondi, who visited CL communities in Australia and New Zealand in 2014.
Fr. Giussani's bond with the Buddhist monks of Mount Koya. Saito Wakako recounts how she was born and raised: Fr. Ricci, the Cascinazza, the Rimini Meeting. And the tragedy of the tsunami. A friendship that is the sign of authentic religiosity.