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.
Current Events - 2021
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).
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.
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.
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.
The Pope's address to bishops, priests and the religious. "May the proclamation of the Gospel be liberating, never oppressive. And may the Church be a sign of freedom and welcome!"
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.
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.
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."
Javier Prades’ speech on the title of this year's Meeting. Rimini, August 21, 2021
Edith Bruck, Jesús Carrasco and Elisa Fuksas. Re-watch the three interviews produced by Traces for the 2021 Rimini Meeting.
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
With Fernando De Haro, Journalist; Wael Farouq, Professor of Arabic language and literature at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan. Introduced by Roberto Fontolan, manager of International Center of Comunione e Liberazione.
The final statement of the 42nd Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples and the title of the next edition to be held in Rimini from 20 to 25 August 2022.
Julián Carrón, President of the Fraternity of CL; Charles Taylor, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at McGill University; Rowan Williams, Professor Emeritus of Contemporary Christian Thought at University of Cambridge and former Archbishop of Canterbury.
The meeting on the Meeting's theme with Javier Prades, Rector of the San Damaso University of Madrid. Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President of the Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples Foundation.
The words of Cardinal Pietro Parolin with the Holy Father's greeting addressed to the participants, volunteers and organizers of the Rimini Meeting.
On August 6, feast of the Transfiguration, Mikel Azurmendi passed away. The words of the leader of CL, who offers everyone the letter in which his great friend asked to join the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.
As a summer vacation for the whole UK community could not be organised this year, the Cambridge community decided to organize a “day-holiday” to end the year together. This is how the day became proof that the Lord takes care of everything...
The president of CL updates members and friends of the movement on the steps taken, and those that will follow, to respond to the Decree addressed to the associations and movements of the faithful.
The challenge of secularization, TV series, Tolkien, Pasolini, Rose's women... A peak at the exhibitions at this year’s Rimini Meeting, which can be visited both online and in person, by booking through the Rimini Meeting App.