No winner has been announced since presidential elections on August 27th. The country is beset by public demonstrations calling for transparency, while others work for peace. A report from someone who was in Gabon during the period before elections. The prayer of Pope Francis.[more]
This month’s Word of Life reminds us that “everything is ours,” especially the suffering and needs of those around us, if we are able to share the load.[more]
In the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis which is weighing on the divided population, the Focolare members, together with other communities are striving to create reconcilement and solidarity.[more]
Tenth anniversary celebration of a social centre in a quarter on the peripheries of José C. Paz, in the capital region of Argentina. The primary beneficiaries are children and their families.[more]
“Another world is necessary. Together it becomes possible!” is the theme of the program presented to 25,000 people from 125 countries who work in the fields of human rights, armed conflicts and migrations, protection of the environment, economy and citizenship. The Focolare presents a best practices workshops.[more]
Other people’s needs become our own. At Embu, near Nairobi, everyone becomes a friend.
Can hope dwell in one of the largest slums of Nairobi?
(Italiano) «Anche voi, Comunità e Movimenti cristiani nati in Europa, siete portatori di molteplici carismi, doni di Dio da mettere a disposizione». (Vai al testo)
(Italiano) “I Cristiani sono chiamati a dimostrare il principio fondamentale della Chiesa, che è comunione (koinonia)”. Video in inglese, testo in italiano.
On the occasion of the convention for Italian Religious of the Focolare, the story of Sr. Francesca Vitulano of the Franciscans of the Poor, now assigned to the Philippines after her stint in the international town of Loppiano (Florence).[more]
Ten days with 120 children and teenagers from three at-risk neighbourhoods: “We bet it all on the most fragile part of society.” The story of Nahomy Onate.[more]
Among the over 300 victims of the earthquake that struck Central Italy last 24 August, were Elisa Cafini (14 years) and Gabriele Pratesi (8 years) of Pomezia, who were buried alive under the house in Pescara del Tronto, together with their two grandmothers. The memoirs of those who knew them well.[more]