Current Events - 2023 - Page 2

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Indi Gregory and the courage of hope

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

While the fate of the English child is being decided, CL stands by her and her family and supports their demands, also in light of her possible transfer to Italy. The words of Davide Prosperi.

Encuentro Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador: The last word on reality and life

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Encuentro Quito 2023, a 'small meeting' dedicated to peace in the South American country, for months the scene of violence and a climate of social insecurity.

Gaza City (Ansa/Mohammed Saber)

The only words that speak of peace

Current EventsTommaso Agasisti

The events in the Middle East and around the world, a spiral of hatred that seems unstoppable. What does this drama have to do with us? And what does it take to be able to face all this?

Vilnius (Photo: Unsplash/Dan Marian Stefan Doroghi)

Lithuania: "Something precious for my life"

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CL celebrated thirty years in the Baltic country. An event in Vilinus attended by many friends, including from Italy: "We felt part of the same people".

Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Patriarch of Jerusalem (Photo: GP/Catholic Press Photo)

Pizzaballa: "Christ won the world by loving"

Current EventsPierbattista Pizzaballa

The Hamas-Israel war does not stop. The Patriarch of Jerusalem writes to the faithful of his diocese: "God’s answer to the question of why the righteous suffer, is not an explanation, but a Presence". The text of the letter

The CL Lombardy Beginning Day at the Assago Forum, September 23, 2023 (Fausto Ferioli/Fraternity CL)

Faith, the fulfillment of reason

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Notes from the words of Francesco Cassese and Davide Prosperi at the Beginning Day of the Adults of Communion and Liberation of the Lombardy Region.

The Verification of Faith

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Synthesis by Fr. Francesco Ferrari to the Equipe of University Students of CL. La Thuile (Aosta), August 29–September 1, 2023.

Yersultan, History student in Astana, Kazakhstan

I, a Muslim, thirst for their happiness

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Meeting an Italian teacher and the impact of the “gifts” received from friends who are in love with life. From October Traces, the story of Yersultan, a Kazak student.

Photo: Raffaella Mazzeo

Why are we still here?

Current EventsJohn Kinder

An invitation to take part in the Spiritual Exercises in the local parish hall, regular meetings on the book "The Religious Sense" by Luigi Giussani, and the discovery of something unknown that everyone was looking for

Gaza City (Ansa-Dpa/Mohammed Talatene)

Israel: The possible path of unity

Current EventsMaria Acqua Simi

Nadine, Rami and Yuval, from the Israeli-Palestinian Parents Circle-Families Forum: "We are in the dark, but together we do not stop calling for dialogue as the only way". Fr. Ibrahim Faltas: "Jerusalem is the key to peace."

Jerusalem, Holy Sepulchre (Catholic Press Photo)

“Only God can give true peace”

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CL joins Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa's call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace on Tuesday 17 October. Here the words of Davide Prosperi and of the Patriarch

The beginning of the Synod of Bishops in Rome (Catholic Press Photo)

Synod: A time to listen

Current EventsLuca Fiore

The Synod opens today in Rome. In this interview with Traces, Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the Assembly of Bishops, explained why the Church is called to reflect on itself.

Wiktoria Niemczak Ulma with her children

Poland: The Ulmas and holiness next door

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Polish friends attended the beatification of the family killed by the Nazis for hiding Jews: "They taught us that holiness is a possible path for everyone.”

A girl with an Armenian flag during a demonstration in Yerevan, Armenia, to support the enclave in Nagorno-Karabakh (Ansa-Zumapress)

Nagorno-Karabakh and the short-sightedness of the West

Current EventsLuca Fiore

An Armenian monk, Fr. Elia Khilaghbian speaks of the drama of his people and of peace that is still far off: “We must pray for our conversion and for the conversion of those who kill us”.

Migrants on a boat heading for Lampedusa (Photo: Ansa-Dpa)

Migrants: "Educating to welcome is possible"

Current EventsMaria Acqua Simi

Lampedusa, the arrival of boats, the deaths at sea… and the Pope's speech in Marseilles. Oliviero Forti, head of migration policies at Caritas, speaks: "Humanitarian corridors, an educational model of charity."

Jimmy Tamba at the Rimini Meeting (Archivio Meeting)

Sierra Leone: the fruit of a friendship

Current EventsMaria Acqua Simi

From former child soldier to foster father. Jimmy Tamba recounts his meeting with Fr. Berton, CL and the Nembrini family. "They did not analyze what had happened to me, they made me see the good in the world."

The Meeting's exhibition on the Trappist monastery of Azer, Syria (Archivio Meeting))

"Our work and the footprint of God"

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They curated and explained the exhibition on the Trappist monastery of Azer, at the Rimini Meeting: the account of the preparation and the days lived by the volunteers who acted as "guides".