There is expectation in the tent camps of Piraeus for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and the Archbishop of Athens Hieronymos II.[more]
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.[more]
A small citron tree, it is the sacred symbol of Yary Mirì, the Avà Guaranì community with which a group of the Focolare Movement in Paraguay came in contact. The story of a friendship which resulted in concrete and important actions.[more]
Global activities during 1-10 May 2016.
It’s hard to image the effects that an act of forgiveness can have: the experience of Welile Shasha in Pretoria
Adriana Rocha’s passion for art broadened into outreach to the poor in her city. That is how her commitment to the AFAGO Project began.
The heart of the Russian Orthodox church joyfully witnessed the recent embrace between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis. The Focolare community, spread out among Moscow’s 18 million inhabitants, nurtures the dream of unity.
“After the tragedy of the last years, Sarajevo, can become a city with positive stories to tell, where step by step the people are building a reconciled humanity.” The words of Zdravka Gutic, a Bosnian woman and politician.[more]
The meeting that was promoted by Focolare’s New Humanity Movement, Youth For A United World and the United World Project dealt with the challenges and futures of cities around the world.[more]
In Manila a series of events and activities has strengthened the friendship and cooperation among religions. The active involvement of the Focolare.[more]
The centre of the 2016 United World Week will be Ecuador where interculturalism, peace and unity in diversity will be celebrated. Events will include opportunities to know and be enriched by the diversity of ethnic cultures in the country.[more]
The annual event of the Youth for A United World will be from 1-10 May 2016. Actions for peace at all latitudes, under the motto: «Link cultures – Un camino para la paz». #4peace[more]