Lent is a time for reflection. We offer some thoughts by Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994), regarding the earthly journey of Jesus, who in taking upon himself the emptiness of the world revealed the depths of our human nature.[more]
Marriage can bring unexpected challenges, and no one knows this better than Giulio and Pina. 22 years ago, on a day like any other, a sudden stroke changed everything. Produced by Marco Aleotti and Giulio Mainenti, this video tells part of their story.[more]
What is there to say to those who are about to get married, which they don’t already know or think they know? The testimony of those who have already gone down this track, confirming that love is the best resource even when the going gets rough.[more]
We publish summary of the New City’s interview with Robert Chelhod, a native of Aleppo, Syria, and local coordinator of the AMU projects. His hopes for the rebirth of his country.[more]
At a recent convention in Castel Gandolfo, close to Rome, we met the Italian film director, Fernando Muraca. “I want to offer the youth my experience of the incarnation of a great ideal into art.”[more]
Changing perspectives and embracing differences – the first step to building a more united world together
A teacher and ex- national hockey player, together with the Focolare community in Mumbai to which she belongs, gathers families and young people giving them the hope of a better future.
Cordoba – Argentina. What do a school principal and a Catholic Bishop have in common? A game that becomes a catalyst to help build – and mend – relationships.
From Chiara Lubich’s talk on the 20th anniversary of the Gen Movement at Castel Gandolfo, 2nd February 1987.
The testimony of Miriam: Assisted with her studies at a community centre run by the Focolare, she decided to return the favour by helping others, especially children who are going through problems.[more]
What if my life becomes a gift for the others? 22 Swiss young people participated in a weekend event in the Alps of Valais to discover what lies “behind the scenes” of the Focolare way.[more]
After the passage of the International band Gen Verde in Palermo (Italy) and in Huétor Tájar and Azpeitia (Spain), the music has not died down.[more]