“We were so happy that we wanted to shout it out to the whole world: the experience of an Italian family that chose the difficult path of adoption, renouncing assisted conception.
The Jihadist offensive by the so-called Ilsamic State targets Christian minorities and those of other religions. The testimony of Rita from the Focolare Movement who lives between Jordan and Iraq.
They used umbrellas to protect themselves from the teargas and became the symbol of a protest that voiced out various ideas and opinions. Without trying to give a political assessment, we would like to cite the various and contrasting sentiments of the Youth for a United World of Hong Kong who want to live for an ideal of universal brotherhood.
The students comprise the “gold mine” of IUS which formally opened the academic year 2014-15 on 21 October. Maria Voce, University Chief Executive was present at the ceremony. On 27 February 2015, an Honorary Degree will be awarded to His All-Holiness, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.
The Assembly of Focolarini Priests and Deacons was held from 13 to 17 October. There were 90 participants from 30 countries representing about 800 members of 140 priest-focolare units worldwide. The new director was elected. The assembly took stock of the last six years, in the perspective of the future.
Lay people Dieudonne and Emerthe Gatsinga from Africa were invited to share with Pope Francis and the Synod members, their experience in marriage preparation