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Election of a new International Council for the Emmanuel Community

The Emmanuel Community's College of Prayer and Election elected a new council for a 5-year term. Michel-Bernard de Vregille was elected General Moderator for a new term.

Hungary: Emmanuel priest appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Budapest

Kornel Fábry is hungarian and has just been appointed auxiliary bishop for the diocese of Esztergom-Budapest. Priest of the Emmanuel Community since 2000, he is now 51

Event: Pentecost Retreat 2023 – Prepare the Way for the Lord

At the great feast of Pentecost, God sent the Holy Spirit to encourage, enliven, and embolden the early Christians to love and to preach the Way. As

Event: EC Youth Dinner – Sunday 16 October

Young Catholics between the ages of 18 and 25 are invited to a youth dinner on Sunday, October 16 at 6pm. The theme of the evening is

Emmanuel Mission Night – “Go, therefore, to the streets…” (Mt 22:9)

This coming Friday, September 23, the Emmanuel Community will be hosting its monthly Mission Night at the church of St. Vincent de Paul in Redfern. The goal

Event: Love & Truth Retreat – Marriage: A Call to Happiness

This retreat is for married and engaged couples, and will take place on November 19-20, 2022 at Mt. Carmel Retreat Centre in Varroville (near Campbelltown). The theme

What is ‘Love & Truth’?

Love & Truth is a worldwide outreach of the Emmanuel Community for couples seeking to grow in their Christian vocation to marriage. The outreach takes the form

Event: 7 Churches Pilgrimage

Come and join us this May 15th, for the Seven Churches Pilgrimage in Sydney. Following in the tradition of St Philip Neri of Rome, the Emmanuel Community

Event: Pentecost Retreat 2022 – Streams in Dry Land

Where is God? Where is the Holy Spirit? Our lives are so rich, and yet, there is often a darkness – there is so much mental anguish,
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Event: Together we are Called

“Together we are Called” is a retreat day for married and engaged couples organised by the Love and Truth Team of the Emmanuel Community. This day is a great opportunity to
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Rugamba family: closure of the diocesan phase of the beatification process

Further progress in the beatification process of the Rugamba family: on 23 September 2021, their file was sealed and sent to Rome, marking the end of the

Volunteering: Fidesco sends 4 volunteers to France!

Fidesco also sends volunteers to France. On Thursday 30 September 2021, the second promotion of these volunteers from the South coming to help in the North was

July 25th: 1st World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly!

The theme of this day is based on the words of Jesus Christ “I am with you always”. An initiative of the Pope at the heart of

A look back at the episcopal ordination of Bishop José Likolo of Lisala

Appointed Bishop of Lisala on 15 February, Bishop José Likolo, a priest of Kinshasa and a member of the Emmanuel Community, was ordained on Saturday 29 May
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This summer, how about volunteering in Altötting?

The summer is coming quickly and in the Emmanuel Community we are starting to prepare some spiritual options for you to spend in a different type of

‘Be silent’ for 10 minutes a day

It is the audacious yet straightforward proposal made by Otto Neubauer, a member of the Emmanuel community in Austria, responsible for the Academy for Dialogue and Evangelisation.
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Youth mission and Schools of mission updates

We want to give you some news about the youth formation we reflected up on the last years and the ESM missions across the world. What changes

Pope urges for the Rosary prayer in May

On 1 May, the Holy Father will open a month of prayer to ask God for an end to the pandemic. He invites the faithful to pray

“Responding to God’s Mercy” – FidesCo encounter with the Pope

On Saturday 20 March 2021, a delegation from FidesCo was received in audience by the Pope on the occasion of the association’s 40th anniversary. Testimony During the
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Let us dream by Pope Francis, a personal book

“We never come out of a crisis unscathed… we come out better or worse,” says the Pope in his book: Let us dream (December 2020). In this
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Cyprian and Daphrose Rugamba – The battle of Love

Having weathered the harshest of storms, this Rwandan couple appears to be a model of mutual sanctification. Portrait by Amaury Guillem Article originally published in Il est
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Progress report on the work of the Commission for the Prevention and Fight against Abuse

In 2019, the Emmanuel Community created a ‘Commission to Prevent and Fight against Abuse’ (CLA) to make formal the efforts and procedures already adopted. To keep you
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Pierre Goursat: 30 years from his death

The General Moderator, Michel Bernard De Vregilles, is sending his message related to the process of beatification of Pierre Goursat, the founder of the Emmanuel Community. Dear
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Mgr Joseph-Bernard Likolo named bishop of Lisala (R.D.C.)

Great joy! The Holy Father has appointed Joseph-Bernard Likolo, priest of the Emmanuel Community, ordained for the diocese of Kinshasa, bishop of the diocese of Lisala (Democratic
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Interview with Michel-Bernard de Vregille, the moderator of the Emmanuel Community

For this begining of the year, Michel Bernard de Vregille, answered some of Louis-Etienne’s questions about the Emmanuel Community and the Church actuality. 0:00 What is the
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HORIZON -what counts the most?

The Emmanuel Youth France are living a 7 days course to discover the new Horizon ! No event in Paray le Monial for the Winter Forum, instead
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[Lent Booklet] Closer to the Heart of Christ!

The lent period is almost here! We are proposing an every day prayer moment prepared by the Sanctuaries of Paray-le-Monial Dear friends, Lent is a providential time.
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Emmanuel International Youth Forum (EEYM) online from Brno (CZ)

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching
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“While participating in a TV game show, I clearly felt the help of the Holy Spirit”

Katarina works for Editions de l’Emmanuel (Emmanuel Publishing House) in Slovenia. To finance the translation of a book, she had a daring idea: participate in a very popular

Integral ecology – Two answers of the Emmanuel Community to Laudato Si encyclical

At the end of 2020, 5 years after the Encyclical Laudato Si publication, Pope Francis declared a Laudato Si year. It is time for us to see
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Glorious Cross – Emmanuel Community Internal Mission

The members of the Glorious Cross are the “Witnesses of Christ’s joy and victory»! Starting this month, new section where we would like to present you the
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Glorious Cross –Interview with Bruno Pouzoullic

What is the Glorious Cross? The Glorious Cross is a Mission of the Emmanuel Community created with the purpose to integrate the brothers and sisters who have

Taking care of the creation: interview of Pierre Yves Gomez

Speaking of integral ecology implies going back to the sources to understand what it is all about. This is what Pierre-Yves Gomez, founder of the Zaccheus course,

Love in lockdown – a testimony from Australia

In Australia, Love and Truth organised an evening to help couples renew their love experienced through confinement. “Last week we passed 100 days of Stage 4 lockdown
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All saints prayer night for youths organized by CHARIS

On the eve of the All Saints Day, CHARIS ( international service for all the expressions  of the current of grace that the Charismatic Renewal) has organized

“Laudato Si” year: ecology at the center of the pandemic

“The pandemic has greatly amplified the cry of the poor and that of the earth” Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam is a priest and Coordinator of the “Ecology and
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Carlo Acutis, the geek saint will be beatified by Pope Francis

Carlo Acutis, known as the cyber-apostle of the Eucharist, will be beatified on 10 October 2020! His body can be venerated from the beginning of October in

Michel Lonsdale, the Artist in love with God

Michael Lonsdale was a British-French actor who appeared in over 180 films and television shows. Known in the English-speaking world for his roles as the villain Hugo
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« To live with the youth, to mentor them, to encourage them »​

Let’s give the floor to Felipe! Felipe Arancibia, 38, Chilean, is director of the ESM Salvador (Brazil) since 2019. an interview by Laurence de Louvencourt for “Il
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“At the Synod, I saw a Church listening to young people”

Throwback Thursday! Almost a year ago, an International Youth Forum was held in Rome, Desfortunées, a young adult from Cameroon, tells “Il est Vivant” about her amazing

Ring the bells!

In just a few days, we’ll be celebrating Pentecost! Sarah, from Australia, tells us “let yourselves be prompted by the Holy Spirit!” In January, James and I
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“God first” Claire Eméretienne Fichefeux

A charismatic youth, simple and joyful, living her life in the odor of sanctity – an article from Charis Magazine* – Born in October 9, 1986, in
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The power of prayer and perseverance turns sadness into joy!

Nancy, one of the young adults in the USA is a nurse, she tells us about her real struggles but also REAL HOPE and PEACE! Nancy, you’ve
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“Ja” yes to the Lord, yes to each other, yes to hope and to joy!

We have heard “Love triumphs”! And it does! Laetitia and Maarten tell us the story about their marriage and how Love triumphed amidst the lockdown times Hi!
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From the Continent of the rising sun: hope arises!

Limited resources and food supplies, difficulty in social distancing and telework, low internet availability … these do not prevent brothers and sisters in Asia to become creative
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Today, April 7th, we commemorate the death anniversary of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba

“Murumve twana twanjye nabaraze urukundo” * “Listen my children, my legacy to you is love!” *Murumve twana twanjye nabaraze urukundo” or “Listen my children, my legacy to
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Holy Masses live – online broadcasts!

“In the present situation, in which we find ourselves living more or less isolated, we are invited to rediscover and deepen the value of the communion that
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Blessed Feast of Saint Joseph!

Husband of Mary After the Blessed Virgin Mary, St Joseph is our powerful intercessor before God. St Joseph faithfully cared for his little family, Jesus and Mary.

Together, let us pray to the Holy Spirit until the end of the Coronavirus epidemic!

The consequences of the continuing Coronavirus epidemic around the world are already very serious. Vulnerable people are the most exposed. The consequences on the functioning of the
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Feast of the Presentation of Jesus: Presenting — The Formation House of the Consecrated Sisters in Paris (France)

February 2 marks the Feast Day of Consecrated life – Here’s some news of the Formation House in Paris “Dear Consecrated brothers and sisters, you are simple
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Emmanuel Community European Advisory Council in The Hague, The Netherlands

Around 50 brothers and sisters of the Zone-Europe met from January 24-26 in The Hague, in the Willibrordushuis, a house of the Brothers of Saint John. They
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Sunday of the Word of God

The Word of God should be at the heart of our life!
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Encounter of leaders of the Emmanuel Community in Latin America

Between January 9 and 12, 2020, different leaders of the Emmanuel Community in Latin America were gathered in São Paolo (Brazil) to pray and discern together on
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New Archbishop in Monaco: S.E Mgr Dominique-Marie David

On January 21, 2020, Pope Francis appointed Fr Dominique-Marie David as Archbishop of the Principality of Monaco. January 21, is the Feast of Saint Agnes, when the
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5th EEYM in Kalwaria, Poland

Around 180 young adults from 20 countries gathered together in Kalwaria, Poland for the 5th Emmanuel European Youth Meeting or EEYM. “Do not be afraid” was the
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The Eucharistic Miracle in Buenos Aires

Eucharistic miracles are often subjected to scientific expertise in order to be able to authenticate them or not. In Buenos Aires (Argentina), experts in the field have
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Gloria in Excelsis Deo!

A Joyful Christmas and Peaceful New Year 2020! For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on

52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary – Üdvözöljük!

The 52nd International Eucharistic Congress from September 13-20, 2020 Thousands of pilgrims and participants are awaited during this congress. Different activites, workshops, conferences, … are included in

Our Lady of Kibeho helped our family to reconcile

Joefrey from the Philippines, tells us about how Our Lady of Kibeho (Rwanda), helped his family to reconcile. It is a testimony of hope and forgiveness that
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Join! The Worldwide Adoration!

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5th EEYM!

Emmanuel European Youth Meeting in Kalwaria, Poland! After Brussels, Vienna, Budapest and Ljubljana, the 5th edition of the EEYM will be held in Kalwaria Zebrzydowska (Poland) from
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Emmanuel Young Adult Gathering

Join us in North America for our Emmanuel Young Adult Gathering! From December 28-31, 2019, in St Paul, Minnesota (USA) there will be a gathering for young
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“God alone is enough”: to live as a consecrated woman in the Emmanuel Community

I give myself to Christ and his merciful love Last October 27, three of our Consecrated sisters made their First Commitment (three years) in Consecrated Life, one

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Feast Day

Feast Day: St. Thérèse never doubted that her life had meaning Today, October 1st, is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 8

Day Eight:Pray with confidence for those who do not believe they can be loved October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 7

Day Seven: An opportunity to rely completely on You October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 6

Day Six: Every day as a gift ! October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 5

Day Five: The gift of forgiving October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints of the

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 4

Day Four: Humble service to others October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints of the
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52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary – Üdvözöljük!

From September 13-20, 2020 in Budapest, Hungary, the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress will be held Thousands of pilgrims and participants are awaited during this congress. Different activites,

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 3

Day Three: Help them to be aware of your presence October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission-Day 2

Day Two: Help them to rely on your providential care October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the

A Novena to St Thérèse of the Child Jesus for the Emmanuel Schools of Mission

Day One: Help them to love you more October 1st is the Feast of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus. She is one of the Patron Saints
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ESMs: Empower to evangelize!

Walk together with the youth Last March, the ESM (Emmanuel Schools of Mission) directors, and their teams gathered at the Domus Emmanuel in Paris (France), to work
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Get ready for the International Session!

Home is where His Heart is! From July 23-28 an International Session will be held in Paray le Monial (France).  A dozen of nations from different continents
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Alleluia! Great is His Mercy!

On this Divine Mercy Sunday, let us endlessly praise Him for His marvellous deeds! Here are some songs to help us praise the Lord for His Mercy!

Another kind of Marathon!

PRAYER ‘MARATHON’ at ESM Roma! Friday 12th April Let the students of ESM Roma tell you about it! ESM Prayer Marathon: Send us your prayer intentions! Hey
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April 7th marked the 25th death anniversary of Cyprien and Daphrose Rugamba

 “Murumve twana twanjye nabaraze urukundo” * “Listen my children, my legacy to you is love!”

Emmanuel summer sessions in Paray

Paray-le-Monial. It is in this small town of Burgundy (France) that Jesus appeared in the 17th century to a nun, Marguerite-Marie Alacoque. Jesus showed Marguerite-Marie his Heart
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The Feast of the Annunciation with Pierre Goursat

Excerpts from:    Martine Catta  “Words of Pierre Goursat” Watch the film “Pierre Goursat and the Emmanuel Community” (52 minutes – subtitled in 14 languages)

Emmanuel summer sessions – Paray

TAKE A FEW DAYS, AND HAVE A BREAK!   Come, relax, reflect, and regain momentum, during a session in Paray-le-Monial (France). Young or old, single, as a

On this Solemnity of Saint Joseph, a testimony about the fruits of the ESM at a workplace

Last March 8, an ESM Roma alumni student, received the “Woman Achiever of the Year Award” from Nokia, in India.  Here’s her testimony: *It is an award
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On this Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, an inspiring and touching message!

“God will put you back, this time, in a beautiful mosaic, so that you can be life-giver for others”          
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Peace be with you! Emmanuel Summer Youth Forum in Częstochowa, Poland

After Paray le Monial last year, this summer, the International Youth Forum will be in Częstochowa, Poland from July 14-19, 2019 So …what are you waiting for?
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Ljubljana, Slovenia! An amazing 4th Emmanuel European Youth Meeting

From December 28, 2018 to January 1, 2019, more than 250 young adults from every continent, gathered together in Ljubljana, Slovenia, to celebrate the New Year as one

Fraternity of Jesus retreat in the Czech Republic : Communion in diversity

From October 31 to November 3, in the picturesque town of Velehrad, Czech Republic, the Fraternity of Jesus retreat gathered 130 brothers and sisters from Austria, Germany,
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Ivory Coast: Silver Jubilee of the Emmanuel Community

Last December 8, 2018, the Emmanuel Community in the Ivory Coast, celebrated its Silver Jubilee. The Bishop particularly touched hearts with his words of thanks and acknowledgement
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Emmanuel Community, Netherlands: A step of formation with a view to male celibacy for the Kingdom

My name is Guido le Noble and here’s my testimony: Last December 9, I made the step of formation with a view to celibacy for the Kingdom

“I had the privilege of visiting Emmanuel School of Mission in the Bronx and meeting some of its great students. Thank you!” (His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan on Twitter)

On December 5, 2018, His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan graced the Emmanuel School of Mission in New York by his presence. Here is our sharing: As Advent
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Emmanuel Community Australia on Shalom TV!

On Friday, December 14, 2018, 8.30pm (BST), Shalom World TV features the Emmanuel Community in Australia. Here’s a preview: We thank Shalom World TV and our brothers

9th Symposium in Rome: Give Account of the Hope that is in you

Apologetics allows us to “give an account of the hope that is in us”, and it will be the theme of the next symposium on February 15-17, 2019

Visitation experience in China

In China, where activities are difficult, the brothers and sisters of the Community, share with us their “visitations”, to those who are isolated and fragile, in the
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International Events

EEYM Ljubljana, Slovenia 4th Emmanuel European Youth Meeting from December 28, 2018 –  January 01, 2019 EEYM is… meeting young people from the Emmanuel Community getting to know youth
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National Community Retreat in the States

Hope is having our eyes fixed on eternity with Christ, by receiving His light in the Eucharist and sharing it with the world 150 brothers and sisters
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Rwanda: hosts the 1st international trip of the General Moderator

In the heart of Africa, where the Virgin appeared several times in Kibého, the General Moderator will have been able to measure the missionary dynamism, the fraternal
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Verso l’Alto in Indonesia

An invitation for teenagers to always strive and orient their gaze upwards, towards God. Read here the testimony of the organisers. We are Harry and Ling-Ling from
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Laurent Landete, new member of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

On October 6, 2018, Pope Francis appointed several members and consultors in various Roman dicasteries. Laurent Landete, former consultor of the Pontifical Council for the Laity and
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[VIDEO] A look back at the 6 days of election and prayer

From Sunday 22 July to Friday 27 July, the College of Election and Prayer met for an unprecedented week since the election process was reviewed and updated

The Pierre Goursat University Institute, at the service of the evangelization of intelligence

On the occasion of the new mission of Olivier Bonnewijn elected new president of the Institut Universitaire Pierre Goursat (IUPG) on April 20, Laurent Landete presented to
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Pope Francis receives Emmanuel Community in audience

On Saturday 7 April at 11am, the Emmanuel Community was received in audience at the Vatican by Pope Francis. This audience took place at the end of