An ongoing emergency

An ongoing emergency

First hand view from Guatemala, from Focolare member Lourdes Barrientos, who works in the national disaster agency CONRED. Faced with tragedy on such a large scale, she could not allow herself to be overwhelmed but holds on to “the importance of giving my all”.

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The same longing for happiness

The same longing for happiness

“Come and experience how wonderful these people are.” These are the words of a young CMV missionary in Ougandougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. His missionary order is very close to the spirit of the Focolare.

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Love is never on the move

Love is never on the move

Married for 50 years, 7 children and 17 grandchildren: these are the “statistics” describing Anna and Claudio’s family. “We want to be instruments of God’s love.”

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Belfast: Going beyond invisible walls

Belfast: Going beyond invisible walls

20 years after the signing of the Peace Agreement, we went to Belfast to see for ourselves the divisions that still exist but also the efforts on the path to peace.

Portugal: the RAISE Project

Portugal: the RAISE Project

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

The story of José Pintor

The story of José Pintor

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.”

Sylvester and his dignity

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Sylvester and his dignity

Being a good neighbour – it’s easier said than done. However, it should be part of human nature to show understanding towards other people, especially those in difficulty. It’s what creates a relationship.

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