The 1st International Meeting of the elderly with the Pope: “we will remain as living trees, that even in old age will not stop bearing fruit”.
A live Internet link up with the members of the Focolare Movement around the world concludes the Assembly of the Focolare. Contemplate, go out, educate – keywords with which to set out again.
In many societies it has become a taboo to grow old, as if it were a disease to avoid. In Chiara Lubich’s view of old age we rediscover the fascinating and innate wisdom acquired over the years.
September 26, 500 participants of the General Assembly, led by Maria Voce and Jesús Morán, were received in audience by Pope Francis.
In view of the nearing Synod, Caritas internationalis and the Pontificate Council for Families is promoting the seminar “The Family, a resource to overcome the crisis.” It is the story of Elisa and Gino Ferraro, promoters of a foundation that supports children in need.
In conversation with the President and Co-President of the Focolare Movement. What has the charism of unity to say today when faced with war, crisis in the family and in values, how does it respond to the appeals of Pope Francis?