Taken from Chiara Lubich’s talk “Love of neighbour” at the meeting of Muslim Friends at Castel Gandolfo (Rome) on 1st November 2002.[more]
The Word waits for our personal and deliberate response.[more]
Mariapolis meetings, annual summer gatherings organised by the Focolare Movement, took place in several African countries. Here is some news about these events.[more]
Rione Vescovado (the Bishop’s Discrict) in Nocera Inferiore is a town of southern Italy. The local district is marked by strong contrasts: noble palaces and pre-fabricated housing, the struggle between legality and delinquency, beauty and marginalization. It is a challenge for the local Focolare community that has given rise to a “work site for young people.”[more]
The question mark is vital. In many countries the school year is starting. But not all the children and kids have the same right and opportunity to go to school. AMU has its educational and school assistance projects.[more]
Gly is a very young teacher who lives in Manila. She was very a very poor child when she came into contact with the Bukas Palad Social Center. It was an encounter that changed her life.
Palawan, Philippines is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, but it’s not only tourism and pristine beaches. We met Erik and his restaurant where, in addition to fine cooking, we also met his staff who are making a difference.
Choi Funk insegna Architettura all’università De La Salle e con i suoi studenti sta mettendo a punto un progetto per ripulire dai rifiuti il fiume Pasig a Manila. Partner insostituibili sono le persone che vivono nelle baracche sulle rive del fiume.
Migrants. They are not numbers, but people who carry with them a burden of suffering, together with their own culture and hope for a better future. The town of Ventimiglia is one of the frontier “hotspots” on the migrant routes of Europe. Here, some people decided not to ignore them.
The adventure of temporary focolares continues: small groups who move from their city or country to visit Focolare communities that can be far away, at times in places that are undergoing conflict or social crises. Their goal is to strengthen relationships with people and the local church.[more]
On the occasion of the annual meeting of the delegates of the Focolare worldwide, we received a request from His Majesty, the Fon of Fontem, to pray for the Bangwa people in Anglophone Cameroon.[more]
On 13th June 2016 Francesco was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a form of Motor Neurone Disease which attacks the neurons controlling voluntary muscles, progressively affecting his movement – but not, according to Francesco, his freedom to love.[more]