Dicastery for the Laity. The words of Pope Francis

The Pope's address to the participants in the meeting of lay associations, ecclesial movements and new communities, organized by the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life on the theme.
Towards the Meeting 2022

A Passion for the Person

The final statement of the 42nd Meeting for Friendship Among Peoples and the title of the next edition to be held in Rimini from 20 to 25 August 2022.
Pier Alberto Bertazzi

Bertazzi: "The Beginning is Something that is alive now"

Julián Carrón's message upon the death of Pier Alberto Bertazzi, one of Fr. Giussani's greatest friends. As a young university student, he was among those who first used the name that ended up becoming the name of our movement.
Pope Francis (Photo: Catholic Press Photo)

The Pope in Bratislava: "The Salt of Faith"

Meeting with the authorities and civil society: "The salt of the faith acts not by reacting in worldly terms, by engaging in culture wars, but by quietly and humbly sowing the seeds of God’s kingdom, especially by the witness of charity, of love."
(Photo: Doug Kanter/AFP via Getty Images)

September 11, 2001. Fr. Giussani's words

Twenty years since the attack on the Twin Towers. The world would never be the same again. But how to start over? The words of Fr. Giussani from the days following the attack, taken from his biography.
The embrace between John Paul II and Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński (Photo: ServizioFotograficoOR/CPP)

"Were it not for your faith"

On September 12, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński, the Polish Primate of the "Millennium", will be beatified. His life was a bulwark of Christianity in the face of totalitarianism. From the September issue of Tracce.
Residential Schools Canada

What is asked of us?

CL Canada statement regarding the discoveries of unnamed graves at the residential schools in Kamloops (B.C.) and Marieval (Sk).
Kamloops, BC The Catholic Register
Residential schools

"Christ will show the way"

Following the recent discoveries of the unmarked graves at the Kamloops residential school site (BC) and at Marieval school (SK), we reached out to David Frank from Ahousaht Holistic centre(BC) to help us understand these difficult facts.
Residential schools

"Setting the table"

The dramatic recent events of the Residential schools provoked questions in us regarding the Indigenous communities and their needs. We propose an interview with Christine Jones who works closely with First Nation communities in BC.

Carrón's letter to Cardinal Farrell

The letter sent by Fr. Julián Carrón, President of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, to Card. Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastry for the Laity, Family and Life.

Macerata-Loreto: "You are the living fountain of Hope"

Message on the occasion of the Macerata-Loreto Pilgrimage, June 12, 2021. This year it will again be in a special format with a live moment of prayer from the Basilica on Saturday, June 12 at 9 pm (CEST).

Fr. Giussani,towards the centenary

2022 will mark the anniversary of the birth of the founder of CL. It is an opportunity to deepen and to make known the novelty that he continues to bring into the lives of many. Here is how you can contribute.

Trufelli-Carrón:" An opportune time for sowing"

The meeting between the president of Azione Cattolica and the leader of CL, moderated by Ferruccio De Bortoli. The key words of their dialogue: the Christian community, politics, synodal Church and freedom.

A headteacher on "Education as self-communication"

A contribution to the dialogue on Julián Carrón’s book Education. Communicating One’s Self. “Schools believe that we can teach children to be happy, fulfilled, free by literally teaching them about the virtues that they need to pursue."
Spiritual Exercises 2021

Fraternity 2021: Where you would have never gone

"A lifetime would not have been enough to understand, indeed even to only vaguely imagine, that it is possible to live like that." A testimony on the Spiritual Exercises entitled: "Is There Hope?" (a preview from the May issue of Traces).

The Generation of affection for Christ

Notes from Fr. Julián Carrón’s meditations during the 2021 Easter Triduum for university students in Communion and Liberation, by video conference. A preview of the May issue of Traces.
Graham Greene (Photo: © AFP/AFP via Getty Images)
Graham Greene

The dangerous edge of things

Graham Greene died thirty years ago, on April 3 1991. From the April issue of Italian Tracce, a journey through the works of one of the most renowned British and Catholic authors of the twentieth century.

The Gift of their Voices

In February during the NY Encounter 2021, the online event "A Cry for Justice" addressed the painful topic of racial justice and racism. Difficult questions arose and provoked us to deepen our understanding of what the guest speakers shared with us.

The Blind Man, Azurmendi and Me

Fr. Carron's invitation at the Beginning Day to rediscover a loyalty to the event through the example of two witnesses, has guided Fr. John throughout the months of the pandemic
NY Encounter 2021

“To Catch Every One of the Ripples”: Meeting Lorenzo Albacete At the New York Encounter

The life of Monsignor Albacete was the object of a beautiful exhibit at the NY Encounter 2021, we share here the disarming power of encountering him through the many witnesses during those days.
Photo: Association Tombée du Nid
E-nee viritual platform encounter

An Opening to the Other

In January we “met” the Noël family during a conversation organized by the virtual cultural platform É-née. This conversation moved us and awakened our desire for openness and deeper relationship with the Other.