Christmas 2022: The videoposter

A detail of Caravaggio's "Madonna of the Pilgrims" accompanies the words of Fr. Giussani and Pope Francis.
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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...

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The war in Ukraine and the "prophecy for peace"

The CL flyer on the situation of conflict in Ukraine. It is a contribution offered to all to understand the value of Pope Francis' judgment and to promote public initiatives of prayer and discussion.

https://english.clonline.org/news/current-events/2022/11/16/flyer-peace-communion-and-liberation

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"A heart filled with gratitude"

Amos reflects on the pilgrimage to Rome and the Pope's words addressed to the movement: "My first impression when he started speaking was that of really being embraced by a father, and that the Church as Mother embraces my experience."

The dominant sentiment that remains after last weekend in Rome is one of gratitude – a gratitude to the Pope for having granted this audience and for his words to us, a gratitude to Fr. Giussani for his yes that allowed the Holy Spirit to work through him...

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Our path

The letter from Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, to the entire movement after the Audience with Pope Francis.
Culture

Antony Gormley: Body and consciousness

Like Lucio Fontana, he seeks the representation of the absolute. Throughout his 40-year career, he has tried to depict the space of interiority. A conversation with the most important living British sculptor.
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The creativity of God and the Church

Miriam recounts how a number of recent events in her parish have helped her to rediscover God's creativity and understand better what the movement can contribute to the Church.

I wanted to share a couple of things that happened to me recently, while dealing with the activities at my local parish. Once again I have been surprised by God’s creativity. For example, our priest told me that a Chinese woman he met recently converted t...

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The economics of unconditional love

Tommy discusses the economic ideas presented by Pope Francis in his Encyclicals, and recounts how the dialogue between faith and economic has been present in his own life.

I am an Associate Professor at University College London. During the last academic year I had the opportunity to write a research article on the economic ideas presented by Pope Francis in his two social Encyclicals Laudato Si' and Fratelli Tutti. Pope Fr...

Life: The response to Another who is calling me

Notes from Davide Prosperi’s Summary at the International Assembly of Leaders of Communion (La Thuile, August 30, 2022).
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War and Mercy

Although the scenario is different, we re-propose the words of Fr. Giussani on the war in Iraq (Corriere della sera, April 8, 2003), as a contribution to the judgment on the current situation in Ukraine.
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CL with the Pope: No the war in Ukraine

The statement released by the movement regarding the conflict. "We are with all those who are working to stop the horror of this war. But how fragile is the desire for peace if it does not become a task, a daily responsibility."