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News - 2024

The Heart of Corporate America

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Part III of The Religious Sense at Work Series: a witness from corporate America to the attention that changes everything.

Hope Reborn

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The growing friendship between the CL Community in Florida and Cenacolo through the Way of the Cross and a pilgrimage

Pope Francis at meeting with moderators of lay associations, movements and new communities. Rome, June 13, 2024 (Photo: Fraternity CL)

THE POPE TO MOVEMENTS: "BE FOR THE CHURCH"

StoriesPope Francis

"Thinking as God thinks, overcoming exclusiveness, and cultivating humility." Francis spoke at the meeting of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life with moderators of lay associations, ecclesial movements and new communities.

Mary Cassatt, Mother and Child (The Goodnight Hug)

Never Give Up Asking

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Part II of The Religious Sense at Work Series: the witness of a stay-at-home mom

Birth Begs A Meaning

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Part I of our new series The Religious Sense at Work: the witness of a postpartum nurse.

The Christian Way

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Maddie reflects on her experience of meeting CL during her graduate program at Penn State

Gaza, around the al-Shifa hospital, April 2024 (Photo: © Omar Ishaq/APA Images via Zuma Press Wire/Mondadori Portfolio)

THE POSSIBLE EMBRACE

StoriesAlessandro Banfi

Two fathers, one Israeli, the other Palestinian, whose daughters were killed in separate incidents in the conflict, reconciled in the Parents' Circle association. We met them along with writer Colum McCann, who wrote the epic book Apeirogon.

Carlo Acutis

"NOTHING MORE THAN LIFTING YOUR GAZE"

StoriesPaola Bergamini

Pope Francis has recognized a miracle attributable to the intercession of Blessed Carlo Acutis, soon to be canonized. Here is a portrait of the young Milanese man inflamed by the passion for his Friend Jesus (from Traces, February 2014)

George Xanthis and Abe Martell as "John and Big James" (The Chosen)

The Sons of Thunder Reflect on "The Chosen"

StoriesSusan Severson

For George Xanthis and Abe Martell, actors of The Chosen, the set and crew have become a place of family, connection, and a new familiarity with historical figures

Encountering Enzo Piccinini

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The testimony of people for whom, even after his death and thousands of miles from Italy, Enzo became a friend.

The Gift of Fr. Giussani

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A student shares his gratitude for having met Fr. Giussani through a philosophy class.

Fr. Giussani: The Fascination of Charism

Current Events

The opening of the testimonial phase of the Cause of Beatification of the founder of CL. The words of the Archbishop of Milan, Monsignor Mario Delpini, and the greeting of Davide Prosperi. Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio, May 9, 2024.

Seeing Heaven Everywhere

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“The unity that we followed at the Exercises somehow enabled our disparate lives to bleed together into one.”

Students on pilgrimage

Prayer is Action

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Communion and Liberation University students prepare to go on pilgrimage to pray for peace

Hannah and Mandy

An Essential Companionship

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Experiencing "long loneliness," Hannah finds companionship in the community of Communion and Liberation.