On Idjwi Island in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Focolare’s NGO, AMU – Action for a United World – is striving to support the schooling and education of the new generations.[more]
Paulo Melo spent the last of his 17 years in Africa, in Congo. After hearing from Portugal that he had passed away at the age of 61, his friends in Congo wished to pay him homage to the man who had become their brother.[more]
The Hungarian Revolution was triggered by a peaceful student march on October 23, 1956 that was brutally repressed by an armed Soviet intervention.[more]
On 24 October 1948, the Statute of the United Nations came to be. We remember this important event through an address given by Chiara Lubich at the UN Headquarters on 18 May 1997.[more]
Loppiano has initiated a course for consecrated men and women to help them become “experts in communion.” The testimonial of Fr. Antonio Guiotto, a missionary in Sierra Leone: 50 years of priesthood spent for “his” people.[more]
A young couple decided to spend their honeymoon in Amman and did six weeks voluntary work for Caritas Jordan
The Focolare community in Perth are involved in a joint initiative with the Melkite Greek Catholic Church and the Chinese community to help some families who arrived as refugees from Syria and Iraq. A telephone linkup with Clarissa Urban.
The Host Spot Project involved 55 young people from 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East, who went to Jordan to get to know refugee families.
Other people’s needs become our own. At Embu, near Nairobi, everyone becomes a friend.
The experience of some Youth for a United World from Managua with a small, isolated and poor community of the Movement who are rich in their faith in God’s love.[more]
The experience of some young Slovenians who decide every year to spend their holidays helping those in need. The event this year was in Vrbje.[more]
On November 15, 2016, Chiara Lubich will be remembered at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The event is a celebration of her commitment and that of the Focolare Movement to live and give witness to peace.[more]