Prosperi's letter after his private audience with Pope Francis

On Friday, January 13, the President of the Fraternity of CL was received by the Holy Father. Prosperi's message to the entire movement after the meeting with Francis.
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...

Church

The childlike giant

The message of Davide Prosperi, president of the Fraternity of CL, to the entire movement on the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
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"The outpouring of Christ’s blood is the source of the Church’s life"

Following the death of the Pope Emeritus, we remember Benedict XVI's homily in Westminster Cathedral, London, on 18 September 2010 during his Apostolic visit to the United Kingdom.
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...

(Photo: Unsplash/Nick Fewings)
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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...

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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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.
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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

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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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."