During the week 26 August – 2 September, in Amatrice and Borbona, the two central Italian regions badly hit by the earthquake, various initiatives will be held for children, teenages and senior citizens. These are being organised by the young people of the Focolare Movement as part of an aid program promoted by Caritas which aims to give support to the local community. 25 young organisers are expected to arrive from around Italy.
The Focolare Movement has also responded to the Pope’s appeal for a “Day of the Poor”. Pope Francis had established it on last November 19th. A look at some of the efforts from the North to the South of Italy.[more]
Imitating Jesus leads us to understand that our lives gain meaning when we live for others.[more]