Religion: The Pope's Youthful New Jesuits

The spirited Comunione e Liberazione works to reform society

In the Italian seaside resort city of Rimini, 600,000 youths, sporting San Diego Chargers T shirts, designer jeans and plain work clothes, poured down Via della Fiera. Another tide of the summer fun-and-sun set heading for a beach party? Not quite. They were on their way to the ultramodern auditorium in the new fairgrounds for Mass and then perhaps to a seminar on human rights in Eastern Europe or a lecture by the Archbishop of Paris, Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger, on God and the mass media. And if in the midst of all this high seriousness the kids seemed exuberantly happy, they...

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