This was affirmed by Frans Timmermans, the First Vice-President of the European Commission, after the high level meeting with 15 religious leaders organised by the European Commission. Religions can lead Europe to a “better place”.[more]
This month’s Word of Life recalls Jesus’ encounter with the two sisters, Martha and Mary. He calms down the former, who was stressed too, and indicates Mary as one who doesn’t let herself get carried away by activism and who aims for the essential.[more]
Live streaming of funeral 18 June. Pasquale Foresi – more familiarly known as Chiaretto – the first focolarino priest and co-founder of the Focolare Movement, died on 14th June. Our memories of him are full of affection and gratitude.The funeral will be held on Thursday, 18 June at 3.30 pm (Italian time) at the Focolare Movement’s International Centre in Rocca d Papa.[more]
In a parish in Córdoba (Argentina) a group of young people roll up their sleeves, spurred by the desire to put the Gospel into practice. Love for those in need stimulates their creativity.[more]
Amidst everything that crumbles, a community continues to believe in love and to support each other.
The meeting with a population in Bolivar, living at 4000 metres above sea level; and the reciprocity that grew from one United World Project.
A university professor and a young woman from Nairobi tell of their experience in direct contact with the bereaved families of students killed in the massacre, and the difficult process of identifying the victims.
The Lionello Business Park, the Loppiano Prima Cooperative and the experience of solidarity lived through the permanent “Opportunity Shop” at the Focolare’s litte town of Loppiano, near Florence.
At the European Commission’s Headquarters, some religious leaders will gather to reflect on peaceful coexistence and the challenges it has to face. Also the Focolare President, Maria Voce will attend the meeting.[more]
For a variety of reasons thousands of people are attracted to walk the road to Santiago. The account of three focolarini who made the journey.[more]
Focolare project in Italy promoting the direct involvement of young people.[more]