The Giorgio La Pira International Students Centre in Florence, Italy, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. It welcomes and supports overseas students and from the very start was entrusted to the Focolare Movement. We interviewed its director, Maurizio Certini.[more]
This is the title of the recent Congress for the Focolare youths active in the local Church, with participants from Italy and various countries of Europe, Africa and the Middle East.[more]
The Word of God is a constant and secure guide for our lives.[more]
Twenty four years old and from the Province of Akland in the Philippines, Chiarela had always had only one desire: to become a doctor. With the support of the Focolare community and her own tenacity that dream was transformed into a reality.[more]
One of the many local Genfests was held August 10-12 for the first time in Havana. It was “unheard of”, they write, with more than 500 young people arriving from all over the island.[more]
Gly is a very young teacher who lives in Manila. She was very a very poor child when she came into contact with the Bukas Palad Social Center. It was an encounter that changed her life.
Palawan, Philippines is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, but it’s not only tourism and pristine beaches. We met Erik and his restaurant where, in addition to fine cooking, we also met his staff who are making a difference.
Choi Funk insegna Architettura all’università De La Salle e con i suoi studenti sta mettendo a punto un progetto per ripulire dai rifiuti il fiume Pasig a Manila. Partner insostituibili sono le persone che vivono nelle baracche sulle rive del fiume.
Migrants. They are not numbers, but people who carry with them a burden of suffering, together with their own culture and hope for a better future. The town of Ventimiglia is one of the frontier “hotspots” on the migrant routes of Europe. Here, some people decided not to ignore them.
Today, even in the most secularised of countries, Mary continues to offer God to the world – not physically as in the past but through people.
This reflection was written by the theologian Klaus Hemmerle.
The floods in Kerala in the southern state of India have wrought over 400 victims and displaced about 1.4 million. The Focolare has activated the emergency procedure for those who wish to offer a contribution.[more]
Sorrow and prayers following the news from Limete where the collapse of a silo has killed at least five people and seriously damaged the hospital and nearby buildings.[more]