Burundi: Forgiveness puts a stop to hatred

Burundi: Forgiveness puts a stop to hatred

In the context of United World Week 2016, a young woman from Burundi shares how she found strength in the Gospel to forgive those who assassinated her father, thus putting an end to the chain of violence and revenge.

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Gospel Living: Never exclude anyone

Gospel Living: Never exclude anyone

This month’s Word of Life invites us not to discriminate, or give unfair preference to certain people, but to consider every person a brother and sister.

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Pope Francis’s words at the “Earth Village”

Pope Francis’s words at the “Earth Village”

The following is the complete English translation of the Pope’s off-the-cuff remarks during the Focolare event at Villa Boreghese. The event was promoted by the Focolare Movement for the Mariapolis in the city of Rome and sponsored by Earth Day Italy.

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Family: the joy of love

Family: the joy of love

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The novelties and challenges in the Apostolic Exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia,” of Pope Francis, disclosed on 8 April. St. Paul’s hymn to charity, the Church’s opening to those who have remarried, the centrality of life as a couple as the foundation of the stable family. A reflection of Anna and Alberto Friso, members of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

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