Two weeks after the Pope’s visit to the international little town of Loppiano, Maria Voce, the Focolare President, invited everyone in the Movement to respond to his appeal by bringing the culture of ‘we’ into society.[more]
On the 30th day of his passing, we are commemorating the great figure of a man, father, deputy, and focolarino, who in the rowdy world of politics and beyond was able to bear witness to the values in which he believed and for which he worked to the very end..[more]
While the week of prayer for Christian unity is being celebrated in the southern hemisphere, we publish excerpts of Maria Voce’s address at a recent ecumenical convention in Palermo.[more]
The 2012 Genfest was held in Budapest under the banner “Let’s bridge”. It extended an invitation to overcome conflicts, to unite peoples, to link generations. To find unity within oneself. This is the story of one of those 12,000 participants, Martha from Italy, aged just 16 at the time.[more]
As Loppiano was being visited by Pope Francis, Mariapolis Lia in Argentina was celebrating the 50th anniversary.[more]
Nothing that is done to safeguard nature and the environment is small. The children of Carvalhal de Vermilhas (Portugal) plant new trees in a forest destroyed by a bushfire last year.
A tangible response to the unemployment crisis from the nongovernmental organization Azione Mondo Unito (AMU) in Portugal, with the support of AMU International and the Economy of Communion
A Brazilian actor’s career is interrupted through a sudden illness which progressively leaves him immobilised. “My life was re-modelled by God’s hands.”
Through a voluntary gesture of solidarity, Dino Impagliazzo, a member of the Focolare Movement, gave rise to RomAmor, an association dedicated to the care of homeless people. The initiative, which started out from the Tuscolana Station in Rome. has reached other points in the city, creating spaces of mutual love and solidarity.
The Buddhist monks who gathered around the Holy Father at Loppiano on May 10 have become a visible sign of the unity of the human family. Here is the story of their journey there.[more]
The Palermo Catpital of the Culture of Unity and Brotherhood Project has concluded. It had been launched by 300 young people and attended by Maria Voce, Jesus Moran, Archbishop Lorefice, students of Sophia University Institute (IUS) and Gen Verde Band.[more]
A businesswoman, married with two children, Simona Rizzi is president of a consortium of Il Gruppo Tassano, Italy which operates according to the Economy of Communion.[more]