"Dear editor, after months of discussion regarding civil unions, Cirinnà’s bill has reached the Parliament, prompting yet another public demonstration; two actually, one in favor and one against. Those supporting the initiative demand new rights be recognized, and those in opposition do so to defend traditional rights. What causes the bitterness in this open conflict?...".
The letter of Fr. Julián Carrón, president of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, published in Corriere della Sera on January 24, 2016.
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During the New York Encounter, Fr. Carrón suggested that we continue the School of Community on Chapter 5 of Why the Church [pp. 77-111] until the Fraternity Exercises.
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HOPE FOR SYRIA
Even in the face of war it is possible to stay and build. Here, the witness to what sustains life in a land disfigured by violence.
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"Dear Editor, it’s becoming more and more common for people to be amazed by simple, human gestures that we hardly pay attention to anymore since to us they are so automatic and habitual. ...".
Reflection of Fr. Julián Carrón on Christmas published by Corriere della Sera on December 23 2015.
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