Br. Alois Leser has been leading the Taizé community for over 15 years. The ecumenical monastic community in the Burgundian countryside, France, is famous for gathering tens of thousands of young people every year to spend time together and worship God.

He said the coronavirus pandemic was causing difficulties for the sibling community, but it also gave them more time to reflect on their hope and rethink it.

Mold. AWTN Alois.

It is the resurrection hope that comes from the resurrection of Christ, it opens a new horizon, and a new horizon that transcends all situations, so also at this time of the pandemic … We believe that there is another horizon that gives the resurrection of Christ said. Alois.

The former met privately with Pope Francis before Easter. He told the Pope how Taizé was performing her ministry among young people during the epidemic and how “the small community of Taizé lives in all parts of the global church.”

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