Bergoglio on Giussani's The Religious Sense

On May 2 The Religious Sense was presented in Milan. Here is a 1998 speech by Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the then Archbishop of Buenos Aires, during a meeting on the book in the Argentine capital.
The Radcliffe Camera, Oxford (Photo:Unsplash/Ben Seymour)
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Oxford: A source of faith and unity for all

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.

"Why don't we organize a public presentation of The Religious Sense at the University?" The idea came from a phone conversation with my friend Beppe, a professor at Oxford University. I arrived in the English city in October to begin a doctorate in Philos...

"The foundation of our faith is a fact: Christ is risen"

The homily of Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life at the CL Fraternity Exercises in Rimini.
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"A life lived to the full"

In Dublin, the CL community commemorated the centenary of Giussani's birth with a series of testimonies from speakers across the world on who Fr. Giussani is for them, and how his charism is still relevant today.
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Fr. Giussani: "What is life? It is to be loved"

The founder of CL died on February 22, 2005. A video from the exhibition for the Centenary of his birth (Spiritual Exercises of CL University Students, December 9, 1995).
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“Like the knots of a fisherman's net”

Mercedes recounts how visiting the New York Encounter allowed her to rediscover herself as part of a bigger history that she desires to share with everyone: "we are like the knots of a fisherman's net, connected to others by infinite threads."

This year I was able to participate in the New York Encounter. Some time ago, when we arrived in London, my friend Blanca told me about her desire to make cultural proposals to show the world the beauty of what we have found. She asked me if I shared that...

Paul Cézanne, "Mont Sainte-Victoire", between 1904 and 1906, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts
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Cézanne becomes Cézanne

Blanca recounts how an exhibition of paintings by Paul Cézanne allowed her to rediscover how humanity flourishes within a relationship.

Last week I went to see Cézanne’s exhibition at the Tate Modern in London. The exhibition gathers together various works by the artist, showing his journey through life and his artistic progression. Paul Cézanne had a close friendship with a fellow artist...

Liverpool (Photo: Ryan Warburton/Unsplash)
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"A gift from the Mystery"

Giovanna recounts how the words of Pope Francis at the Audience with CL have generated questions about her understanding of the charism: "The charism is given as a gift."

The work on the Pope's words at the Audience with CL initially generated a lot of questions about my understanding of the charism. Do I really understand the charism of Fr. Giussani? Are my own and my community's limits in living the charism related to th...

Antonino and the Cambridge community
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"Discovering Christ present"

Sofia recounts the meeting in Cambridge with Antonino Masuri from AVSI Kenya: "It renewed my own 'yes', and made me desire to imitate Antonino's confidence in begging for everything from God."

On Monday, 21 November, the Cambridge community hosted Antonino Masuri from AVSI in Kenya for an event about their current Tents campaign: “Peace is Possible, Let it Begin With Us.” About forty of us spent the evening together, including many children...

Meetings around the world

Rome, Munich, Catania, Brasilia, Madrid... Dialogues, conferences or moments of prayer proposed by the movement in various cities to accompany "prophecy for peace." Here are all the details
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Fr. Giussani. The podcast on The Religious Sense

A thirteen episode podcast covering the contents of Fr. Luigi Giussani's famous book through his own voice for the first time.