It’s entitled “May it be done to me according to your word” and its international version was launched on 4 July. The next World Youth Day in which Pope Francis will participate will be held in Panama from 22 to 27 January 2019 and will have an official hymn in five languages. The music was composed by Abdiel Jimenez, and the Italian version was composed by Maestro Marco Frisina. Interpreters of the international version are Gabriel Diaz, Marisol Carrasco and Masciel Munoz in Spanish; Lucia Munoz and Pepe Casis in Italian; Naty Beitia in French; José Berasategui and Eduviges Tejedor in English, and Erick Vianna and Kiara Vasconcelos of the Shalom Community of Brazil in Portuguese.
The Focolare’s international band Gen Verde is among 400 artists invited to perform during the next World Youth Day (WYD), organized by the Catholic Church, in January 2019 in Panama. “We are honoured and happy to be part of such an important moment,” explained a band member, “especially in the Panama land bridge, where the […][more]
The next international itinerary of Pope Francis’s apostolic journeys will be in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, which will take place from 22 to 25 September, on the occasion of the centennial celebrations of the first declaration of independence of the three Baltic states of Russia. Among the most important events will be the prayer at […][more]
“The peripheries: capital of Italy” is the title of the boot camps held by the young people of the Focolare in Turin, in the regenerated spaces of a former factory, and in Rome, in a district marked by marginalization and degradation. An experience of commitment, interpersonal relations and collaboration with the territory’s associations and institutions.[more]