Current Events - 2023 - Page 4

A moment from the congress

On mission with Peter

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On June 22, a meeting was held with the moderators of associations and movements convened by the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life. The address of Davide Prosperi

"Witnesses to the world of a living faith"

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's message for the ordinations of the Fraternity of St. Charles: "witnesses to the world of a living faith, precisely because it is lived in this communion".

Fr. Andrew Lee

"A new beginning, in which Christ will keep me with Him forever”

Current EventsPaola Ronconi

Born in South Korea, he moved with his family to Vancouver. At 13, he entered the diocesan seminary, and then came the encounter with St. Charles Fraternity. The story of Andrew Lee, one of the fraternity's new priests ordained on June 24.

If aridity is no objection

Current EventsGiacomo Mazzi

A job in finance, the anxiety of performance outside and inside the home. Until the discovery that everything is united only if we recognize that we are loved. Giacomo's testimony to CL European Diaconia.

The meeting in the Sistine Chapel (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

"Brings into the world something new and unprecedented"

Current EventsPope Francis

Address of the Pope to artists: "It is true that in the encounter with art, the limits of our experience and understanding broaden. We experience the spontaneity of the child filled with imagination and the intuition of the visionary who grasps reality."

Meeting up in Sydney out of gratitude

Current EventsFilippo Begnini

They called it "Syd Catch up," a kind of mini Meeting, the first public event organized by the small community in the Australian city. Two meetings and an exhibition that have not gone unnoticed.

The CL community welcomes the Pope in Budapest

Hungary: “Today I am coming to your house!"

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The Fraternity Exercises, the Pope's visit to Budapest, European Responsibles' Diaconia. For the Hungarian community, "This is how God came looking for us."

John Cavadini (Photo: Matt Cashore/ University of Notre Dame /Catholic Press Photo)

Be realists, ask for the impossible

Current EventsLuca Fiore

American theologian John Cavadini describes the “countercultural” value of Giussani’s book: “I am so moved just to know that my students have the chance to read a book like this.” From June Traces.

Monsignor Paolo Pezzi with Cardinal Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria

Syria: Pilgrims in a tormented land

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Not since 2011 had such a large group of pilgrims visited Syria. They were a group of 44 Russian Catholic and Orthodox faithful led by Monsignor Paolo Pezzi in the footsteps of St. Paul. An account of those days

Cesena (Photo: Giacomo Bellavista)

Flooding: signs of hope for life

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's letter to "Corriere della Sera," after visiting communities in Emilia-Romagna.

The Radcliffe Camera, Oxford (Photo:Unsplash/Ben Seymour)

Oxford: A source of faith and unity for all

Current EventsFrancesco Banfi

The presentation of The Religious Sense at the University of Oxford’s Catholic Chaplaincy. An opportunity for the local community to bear witness to what has taken hold of each person's life.

Florence and Obote Milton

Uganda: Florence's three prayers

Current EventsAnna Leonardi

She is one of "Rose's women." Her and Obote Milton were to be married in a church 20 years after their marriage in a tribal ceremony. Two weeks before the wedding he was killed. Their story and her words at his funeral.

Photo: Unsplash/Brandi Alexandra

"These nuns are not afraid"

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A Sunday morning with the Missionaries of Charity among the homeless. Gerald's coffee, Cyrian's gaze, the Gospel gifted among the tents... An account of a day of charitable work in San Francesco.

Working in the mud in Castel Bolognese (Photo: Pasini)

Flooding: An unreserved friendship

Current EventsDavide Prosperi

Davide Prosperi's message to the Communion and Liberation movement on the emergency in Emilia-Romagna, with directions about how to help those affection.

Emanuela Vismara in the oncology ward

"Infinitely, will you be here?"

Current EventsAnna Leonardi

A work “within” her work. From the May issue of Tracce, the experience of Emanuela Vismara, a young nurse in a pediatric oncology ward.

Jim Foley (© Ansa)

The forgiveness of a mother

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Diane Foley lost a journalist son, kidnapped and beheaded by Isis in Syria. But resentment did not have the last word: "God teaches us mercy. We all need mercy.” She met his murderer, and convinced the U.S government to intervene in defense of hostages.

The visit to the Shrine of Our Lady Consolata in Paljurska during the vacation of the Balkan communities in Macedonia

"That common thread that binds us"

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From Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Romania... The small communities of the movement from the Balkans gathered in Macedonia at the end of March for a vacation.