Erik Varden: broadening desire

In the March issue of Tracce, the Norwegian bishop speaks about the search for love in today's world. The key to living it. And why Mary Magdalene would be “an excellent patron saint for the twenty-first century.”

Caring for life

The new issue of Traces is now online, dedicated to the care for life
Fr. Luigi Giussani, 1922-2005 (Photo: Fraternità di CL)

Fr. Giussani: the testimonial phase opens for the cause of beatification

On May 9, the Solemnity of the Ascension, the first public session will be held by the Archbishop of Milan in the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio. The words of Davide Prosperi.
The GS Way of the Cross during the Triduum in Rimini (Giacomo Bellavista/Fraternity CL)

The promise that awaits us

Pope Francis' message and Davide Prosperi's greeting to the young people of Gioventù Studentesca gathered in Rimini from 28 to 30 March for the Easter Triduum.
The image from the Easter poster 2024. Duccio di Buoninsegna (1260 ca.-1318), Maestà, cymantium: "The Appearance of Christ behind closed doors". Museo dell’Opera Metropolitana, Siena, Italy Photo: Opera Metropolitana Siena/Scala, Florence
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Easter 2024. The CL Poster

This year, the words of Pope Francis and Fr. Giussani are accompanied by Duccio di Buoninsegna's "The Appearance of Christ behind closed doors".

This, then, is what the Passover of the Lord accomplishes: it motivates us to move forward, to leave behind our sense of defeat, to roll away the stone of the tombs in which we often imprison our hope, and to look with confidence to the future, for Christ...

Way of the Cross 2024

The Way of the Cross - led by the meditations of Most Rev. Dermot Farrell, Archbishop of Dublin and accompanied by the choir of Communion and Liberation - will be in Dublin's Phoenix Park on Good Friday, 29th March 2024 at 12pm
Fr. Luigi Giussani (Sergio Assandri/Archivio Fraternità CL)
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"Christianity as an event today"

On the 19th anniversary of his death, the full version of the unpublished text from the February issue of Traces: notes from a lesson given by Fr. Luigi Giussani in 1992.

Moderator. Fr. Giussani will speak to us this evening on “Christianity as an Event Today,” which is the inspiration for the experience he generated and today lives in and for the Church, one that has touched all of us. There will be time at the end for a ...

Pope Francis at the audience for Fr. Giussani's centenary on October 15, 2022 (Roberto Masi/Fraternity CL)

The Pope's letter: the path to Follow

Notes from the Communion and Liberation leaders’ meeting with Davide Prosperi and Francesco Cassese on Pope Francis’ letter to the whole movement. Milan and via video connection from Italy and around the world, February 20, 2024

Erik Varden: Broadening desire

In the March issue of Tracce, the Norwegian bishop speaks about the search for love in today's world. The key to living it. And why Mary Magdalene would be “an excellent patron saint for the twenty-first century.”
Monsignor Filippo Santoro and Davide Prosperi with Pope Francis in a private audience on January 15, 2024 (Vatican Media/Catholic Press Photo)
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The Pope to CL: "Preserve Unity"

After the audience with Davide Prosperi and Monsignor Filippo Santoro, Francis has sent a letter on the anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death and the 70th anniversary of the movement. Here are his words and the message from the President of the Fraternity

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We have come to know and to believe in the love God has for us

Homily of Most Rev, Diarmuid Martin Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook, 25 February 2024

There is a particular phrase of Pope Benedict XVI that Pope Francis has quoted many times. It is a phrase that Pope Benedict had used in the very first paragraph of his first Encyclical Deus Caritas est. For Pope Benedict this phrase springs from word...

A process of gazing

Booklet of the Gathering of the Young People of CL. Assisi, 23–26 November 2023
Jone and Carras

"A Sweet Companionship"

Jone Echarri's letter to the friends of the movement after the death of her husband Carras: "I am serene and confident. I ask you to continue to accompany me."

Seamus Heaney: A portrait of the Irish poet

The Irish Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney died ten years ago. A Virgil in an age of uncertainty, recounted in the December issue of Tracce
Kyiv, 3 January 2024. Volunteers remove rubble after a bombing (Photo: ANSA)

Sigov: "The logic of Christmas and Ukraine at war"

The Kyiv-based philosopher reflects on the contrast between the Feast of the Incarnation and the ongoing violence in conflict-affected countries.

"Faith, the fulfillment of reason"

Notes from the words of Francesco Cassese and Davide Prosperi at the Beginning Day of the Adults of Communion and Liberation of the Lombardy Region, and the testimony of Jone Echarri.