Sustainable tourism as a response to unemployment and the creation of new job opportunities. A strategy for the preservation of nature’s riches, as well as local development.[more]
An open lesson on Christian-Muslim dialogue at the University of Glasgow, brought about by a deep friendship between the Sophia University Institute and the Islamic Centre of Great Britain[more]
The 2017 edition of a course on Eastern religions was held March 2–5 in the Focolare’s little city of Tagaytay. There were 200 participants from a variety of Asian countries, and the course was opened by Cardinal Tagle.[more]
Chiara Lubich left this earthly life on 14 March 2008. She was remembered during a two-day event held in Loppiano (near Florence). A thousand participants – married couples, parents, children, grandparents – representing 50 countries, came together to celebrate, reflect and to share experiences and projects which can contribute to the good of humanity.[more]
At the anniversary of Pope Francis’s election, and regarding the first four years of his pontificate, we are proposing an ample citation of an analysis of Piero Coda, Theologian and Rector of the Sophia University Institute. The “mysticism of the word “we.”[more]
Video summary of the New Families international event held in Loppiano. © CSC Audiovisivi, Rome.
Eunice, a criminologist, faces each day with determination the challenges of criminality in Nairobi, with the aspiration to built, together with many, a city where one can live happily and safely.
An italian family come to know of a young African man in hospital who had reached Italy by boat and who was gravely ill. They welcomed him into their home. A story where love is stronger than death.
1200 business people, young people and specialists in the Economy of Communion met Pope Francis on the 25th anniversary of the start of the project. He encouraged all present to develop “an economy which gives life, because it is based on sharing, includes the needy and uses profits to create communion”.
“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.[more]
Clem Fritschi founded RIDIX in 1969. It is a leading business in the mechanical sector in Piedmonte, Italy. Communion was the determining factor of its success, growth and happiness.[more]
A meeting of 50 Bishop Friends of the Focolare in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, March 7 -10. Pope Francis expresses his spiritual closeness to the prelates that come from many countries.[more]