The art of giving freely is learned in the family

The art of giving freely is learned in the family

In an article from the Catholic daily newspaper, Avvenire, economist Luigino Bruni discusses the essential connection between economy and relationship, the same connection upon which the Economy of Communion is based which emerged from the charism of Chiara Lubich.

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Colombia: diversify to generate development

Colombia: diversify to generate development

A priest’s act of fellowship transformed a failing coffee plantation into a real business named Acedeco Padevi. It is community led and inspired by the principles of the Economy of Communion. Choosing the diversify the production process lead to greater sharing, new jobs and the development of the business, while respecting the environment.

Open hands

Open hands

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.

The day is born from the night

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The day is born from the night

The Italian couple Agostino and Marisa Peretti, have spent three weeks visiting families of the Focolare communities in Venezuela which has been hit by a serious crises.

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Raise the stakes

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Raise the stakes

When the game of love for God and our neighbours becomes a daily exercise, in our hearts there is no longer any room for half measures.

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