News from Colombia

News from Colombia

Strong rains caused three rivers to overflow their banks in the south of the country. A mudslide hit the town of Mocoa, wiping out entire neighbourhoods, with many dead, wounded and lost. The local Focolare community writes.

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Peru: Two Months Underwater

Peru: Two Months Underwater

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An emergency they were expecting last year and which exploded only now. Torrential rains never seen before. A few hundreds of dead and dispersed people, thousands of damaged houses. Solidarity triumphs.

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Forty days in Syria

Forty days in Syria

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Extracts of a Swiss priest’s experience in an Eastern-rite Catholic Syrian communion. The presence of the Risen Christ amidst the sufferings of the war. Living fraternity in the dark night of the war.

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Kenya: bordering with South Sudan

Kenya: bordering with South Sudan

During the congress of the Bishops–Friends of the Focolare, representatives from the diocese of Lodwar, Kenya, gave their testimony of how, in times of shortage and guerrilla warfare, the diocese hosts 200,000 refugees.

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Families: Eric and Lut’s dream

Families: Eric and Lut’s dream

“We considered the precarious situation of many children around the world truly intolerable.” This is why they became supporters and promoters of the New Families Movement’s Solidarity at a Distance project.

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