Peace: banning violence from our hearts

Peace: banning violence from our hearts

The year 2017 started with the news of the umpteenth terrorist attack. Pope Francis invitation to work for peace, and from Istanbul: “We want to continue living for peace”.

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World Day of Prayer for Peace

World Day of Prayer for Peace

Excerpts from the Pope’s message on “Non-Violence as a style of politics for peace” for the 2017 World Day of Prayer for Peace. “No religion is violent.”

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A path towards reconciliation in Myanmar

A path towards reconciliation in Myanmar

We look at this country through the testimony of some members of the Focolare community: their work for refugees and their daily commitment to build a better and more peaceful future.

The Flame

The Flame

GB&W creations by Walter Kostner

Italy: The many faces that make up one story

Italy: The many faces that make up one story

“Love which asks for nought and gives its all” is Alfonso’s secret whereby he and many others have given hope to prisoners inside and after release from the Rebibbia (Rome)

GEN musical bands celebrate their 50th anniversary

GEN musical bands celebrate their 50th anniversary

Christmas 1966: While in Loppiano, Chiara Lubich gave the young people two sets of drums as a gift, a green-coloured one to the girls and a red-coloured one to the boys. The international musical bands, Gen Verde and Gen Rosso, were thus born and for 50 years they have been singing the Gospel. To mark the event, a new video clip has been released by Gen Verde.

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