Frequently Asked Questions

Some tips to navigate the new website.
How many CL websites are there, and how can they be accessed?

There are five CL International websites published in five languages: English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.

Local national websites are also available on the new platform for Germany, Brazil, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, Spain (also in Catalan), Portugal, Poland, The Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, Canada (in English), ,Canada (in French), the United Kingdom, and Australia and New Zealand. All other national websites still remain on the old platform and can be accessed by clicking on the acronym UK in the upper right-hand corner and “National Websites” below.

How is the UK national website different to the English international website?

This website includes all the information related to the life of the movement in the United Kingdom: the events organised by the various communities in the UK, our history, cultural presentations, testimonies, stories, news about the Catholic Church in the United Kingdom, and from around the world. It also includes the contact information for the UK Secretary Team and for local communities. The international content hosted on our site refers to the international website, as well as international news and publications, and the international magazine, Traces.

How do I know if I am surfing the national or the international web?

Navigation through the national website is generated automatically until you click on content that refers to the international site. A green box will then appear on the lower left side of the screen informing you that you have left the national site. To return to the national site, just click on the green box on the bottom left where it says: "You are browsing the international site", click there to return to the national site.

How can I return to the national site if I have closed the green box?

In that case, you must click on the acronym EN that appears in the upper right-hand side of the website, and then click on “National Websites” and choose United Kingdom to navigate back to the national site.

Where can I consult current news?

In the section “News” >“Current Events” you will find articles and letters relating to the life of CL in the United Kingdom and the educational path we are undertaking, as well as news about the Catholic Church in the UK.

Where can I find books, videos, and manifestos published by CL?

By clicking on the “Publications” section on the menu bar at the top of the website, you will be re-directed to the international website where you can browse books, videos, posters, and other texts published by CL.

How can I read the articles in the latest issue of Traces?

The latest issue of Traces will be accessible in the "Traces" section in PDF format. Users will be able to download it to their devices, or simply read it online.

Where can I find texts by Fr. Giussani?

Some textual excerpts and videos can be found in "About CL" and "Luigi Giussani". In the "Fr. Giussani" section of the digital archives you can also find about forty significant texts by Giussani. His writing published in Traces or Page One can be found in the "Traces" section. All other Giussani texts are collected in the Scritti digital archives, which one can access with a free account.

What is in the “Events” section of the archive?

You will be redirected to a separate platform where we keep track of main international events such as book presentations, masses for Fr. Giussani, and Ways of the Cross.

Can I subscribe to the UK Newsletter?

To subscribe to the Newsletter, click on the Newsletter button in the bottom left-hand corner and fill in your personal information. The Newsletter will be sent out at the end of month.

Where can I find CL contacts in other countries?

At the bottom of the main page of the website, in the section Contact Us > World, you can find a list of CL contacts in different countries throughout the world.

Are the contents of the website shared on social media?

For now, content from the English website is available on FacebookInstagram, Twitter, and Youtube

How can I submit my contribution for the UK CL website?

All submissions for the UK CL website can be sent to infoint@clonline.org. They will then be reviewed and considered for publication.