THURSDAY 11 JULY 2019, IN TERRIS
A petition dedicated to the invisible victims we cannot be divided on and whose memory we must honour
DON ALDO BUONAIUTO
our Holiness the Pope Francis, Honorable Antonio Guterres, David Sassoli and Giuseppe Conte, do you remember Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old child wearing a red T-shirt and blue shorts lying on a Turkish beach after drowning? His picture spread around the world, but without teaching us anything. Do you remember the fourteen-year-old teenager travelling to Italy with his school report sewn to his jacket to prove he deserved to live in our country? He died in the Mediterranean Sea, without...
WEDNESDAY 31 MAY 2017, IN TERRIS
"Alive and dialoguing". This is the way Father Federico Lombardi, former director of the Press Office of the Holy See, defined Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, Jesuit and founder of the monastic Catholic Syrian community Mar Musa, in Syria, disappeared almost 4 years ago in Raqqa, during the escalation of the Syrian conflict. The priest of the Society of Jesus was the central figure of the afternoon of 29 May in the Centro Astalli, where the journalist Riccardo Cristiano presented his book focusing...
WEDNESDAY 03 MAY 2017, IN TERRIS
ALBERTO DI GIGLIO
In the Mediterranean Sea: on one part Europe, on the other part Africa. And in the middle: no longer a privileged set of holidays’ postcards but the agonizing cemetery of shipwrecked without a name. In the world: walls that fall down and others which are threatened to be built. Hunger, blood, despair. Protests, populism, wars. Globalisation? Protectionism? Europe? Yes. No. Who knows. Solidarity? Maybe yes, but ... In the succession of so many tragic events and many confused and...