Large refugee camps in northern Thailand take in thousands of people fleeing Myanmar. A few years ago a twinning project began between Karen Refugees – one of the persecuted ethnic groups – and the children of a school in Italy. We present this moving report by Luigi Butori, who helped build the bridge.[more]
Over 100,000 medical visits in seven years. Treatments for malaria, one of the endemic diseases of the tropical zones, and above all, a patient-centred vision. And the patients who say: doctor, I tried to endure to be able to come to you.[more]
Mutual love among peoples: a spiritual program written in 1959 which gives a glimpse of hope in a world where “charity flows like an endless stream between heaven and earth”.[more]
This is the wish and the hope of the Focolare in a land that awaits a visit from Pope Francis in November, but in recent days has turned into a theatre of unprecedented chaos in the aftermath of a crisis that has dragged on since 2013.[more]
From providing for the basic needs to a “counter attack” for peace, the opening of homes to refugee families. (Extra)ordinary stories of the warm reception of refugees.[more]
We, the Youth for a United World, together with everyone from the Focolare Movement, would like to launch a proposal and reach out to as many people possible! Let’s start invading our social media from September 11th, uploading a picture with the hashtag #OpenYourBorders.
A project forming young peace-builders in the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.
The small community of Minsk sets out to meet the need of a Catholic parish: the purchase of a container to be used as a catechism classroom.
Despite being quite diverse, two firms have found a common synergy through the Economy of Communion project.
The 90th French Social Week (Semaines sociales de France; SSF), held from 2 to 4 October, has now ended. The resources for facing today’s great challenges come from fraternal dialogue[more]
It is a painful human drama whichever way you look at it – whether to escape or whether to stay in a martyred nation like Syria. Some families in Damascus share their personal stories.[more]
Interview with Nancy O’Donnell, psychologist and psychotherapist from New York, Professor in Psychology, on how to take on one’s illness with hope.[more]