An appeal has been launched by the “Movement for Politics & Policies for Unity” in the face of the humanitarian disaster taking place in the Mediterranean. The document points out the contradictions and shortcomings found within the 10-point plan elaborated by the EU and it proposes political initiatives that are more in tune with the needs at hand.[more]
«We need to intervene as soon possible!» This is the appeal launched for the Syrian population, burdened by a war that has been waging since 2011. How we can help?[more]
High-Level Thematic Debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation, promoted by top members of the United Nations, gained momentum during a panel discussion, moderated by BBC journalist Laura Trevelyan: the role of religions in today’s world.[more]
The speech by the Focolare Movement’s president, Maria Voce at the High-Level Thematic Debate on “Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation”.[more]
Ermanno Perotti, a 25 year-old Italian, who holds a Masters degree in Economic Development, is currently with Maria Voce at the United Nations. ‘Our generation is prepared for a multicultural future. I dream of a School of Dialogue at the UN headquarters.’[more]
The dramatic events that have wounded France are well-known. However very few know what has been happening over the last four years in Cannes: an intense friendship between people of different religions for which the city received the “Chiara Lubich: City for fraternity” Prize.
Vision, viewpoints, and stories will be underlying themes of the global event “Chiara Lubich: Unity and Politics”.
Like thousands of others, Iyad’s family had to unexpectedly abandon their home in Mosul and their country Iraq. A painful exile, made significant by the welcome in France of those who live the same ideal of unity.
A summary of Chiara’s talk at a symposium held at the United Nations Headquarters (New York), 28 May 1997: Toward a Unity of Nations and a Unity of Peoples. #politcs4unity
Interview with Ghada, an Arab Christian focolarina from Lebanon. She has lived amongst the people of the Middle East, the past year and a half in Syria, where she continues with them to hope and to believe.[more]
Athree-day multicultural meeting in Rotorua, a town in North Island, New Zealand,: a community that overcomes distances and diversities.[more]
The enticement of a brilliant career in a country of your dreams. The story of Rosette and Eric, a young Filipino couple that managed to go against the current and choose to remain a family.[more]