Current Events - 2021

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Message for the death of Fr. Luigi Negri

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The words of Davide Prosperi on the death of the Archbishop Emeritus of Ferrara-Comacchio, a student of Fr. Giussani at the Berchet High School and for many years one of the leaders of CL.

Luca Della Robbia, Virgin and Child (c. 1455) , Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"You are the living fountain of hope”

Current EventsLuigi Giussani

"May this living fountain of hope be every morning the most gripping and tenacious meaning of life possible." Luigi Giussani's address at the 2002 Rimini Meeting on Dante's Hymn to Our Lady.

Matthias Stomer, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 17th century. Palazzo Madama, Museo Civico d’Arte Antica, Turin. © Mario Bonotto/Photo Scala, Florence

Christmas. God reigns by making Himself small for us

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

The Christmas message of Davide Prosperi to the Movement: “Not only does God walk with us, but He entrusts Himself to our freedom; He hungers and thirsts for our freely spoken ‘yes’”.

Matthias Stomer, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 17th century. Palazzo Madama, Museo Civico d’Arte Antica, Turin. © Mario Bonotto/Photo Scala, Florence

“They are made of what they see”

Current EventsGiuseppe Frangi

Faces, hands, and gazes that “would never look away from what is in front of their eyes.” The Christmas poster features the Adoration of the Shepherds by Matthias Stomer. From the December issue of Traces.

The Pope's letter to the Memores Domini

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On the occasion of the Professions taken on December 4 during the Advent retreat, the Holy Father has sent a message to all the members of the Association through the special Delegate, Monsignor Filippo Santoro.

(Photo: Matthias Oesterle/Mondadori Portfolio/Zuma Press)

Barcelona: Who needs the stars?

Current EventsMaddalena Mongera

December 8, 2021, feast of the Immaculate Conception, will be an important day for the Sagrada Família in Barcelona: 139 years after the laying of the foundation stone, the Tower of the Virgin Mary will be inaugurated. A new light, not only for Barcelona

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Food For Faith

Current EventsBrian O'Donnell

Father John O'Connor's New Zealand-based website has become a great help for many, not only on both sides of the Tasman, but also further afield.

Stavropol , Caucasus (Photo: Serghey Ryumin/Getty Images)

The struggle for happiness

Current EventsAnna Kim

"God carried me in his arms like a whiny, unreasonable, and indifferent child. He gave me priceless riches and friends who have been guides on the path to Him.” The story of a woman from Kazakhstan living in North Caucasus. From November Tracce.

Tokyo (Photo: Jazael Melgoza/Unslash)

My family in Japan

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Marco moved to Tokyo with his wife and children. The experience of the movement had won him over a number of years earlier in Italy, but over time his enthusiasm began to wane...

Fraternity of CL: Davide Prosperi as interim President

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The letter in which Davide Prosperi informs the Fraternity of CL of the contents of his audience with the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life and his assumption of the role as interim President.

Matthias Stomer, The Adoration of the Shepherds, 17th century. Palazzo Madama, Museo Civico d’Arte Antica, Turin. © Mario Bonotto/Photo Scala, Florence

Christmas 2021: The videoposter

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This year, Fr. Giussani's words are accompanied by Matthias Stomer's, "The Adoration of the Shepherds".


"It is You I miss in everything that I love"

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Carie is a US Navy helicopter pilot on an assignment where she least expected: Japan. She has begun to work on herself to recover that gaze of "openness" and to live again with gratitude.

Government Covid poster (Photo: B.O'Donnell)

Australia: The courage to say "I"

Current EventsCecilia Trianni

Notes from an assembly by videoconference with the Sydney community discussing the title of the Meeting of Rimini 2021.

Fëdor Michajlovič Dostoevskij (A.O Bauman/Wikimedia Commons)

My friend Dostoyevsky

Current EventsGiuseppe Pezzini

On the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dostoyevsky, former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams speaks of how the Russian genius has changed his way of seeing.

The market in Damascus

Syria: When the ‘I’ flourishes

Current Events5/11/2021

A Russian and a Belgian from Moscow meet at a friend’s house in Damascus. Despite the electricity rationing, they listen to the Beginning Day together. "A tiny, invisible gesture in a densely populated neighbourhood plunged into darkness and poverty."

(Photo: Shutterstock)

Covid in Romania: The emergency within the emergency

Current EventsDavide Perillo

In October, there were 10,000 victims. Those who are suffering the most are the poor, such as the families helped by the NGO FdP-Protagoniști în educație. Simona Carobene recounts what is happening.

Companions Toward Destiny

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Notes from the Assembly of the Equipe of Teachers and Educators of Communion and Liberation with Fr. Julián Carrón in video conference, September 4, 2021.

(Photo © Archivio Meeting)

Immersed in the world

Current EventsPaola Bergamini

"Living Without Fear in the Age of Uncertainty". The exhibit from the Meeting on secularization was born from the story of a friendship, that looks at the world without censoring anything. From October Traces.