Gabon at an Impasse

Gabon at an Impasse

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.

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Venezuela: solidarity as a response to the crisis

Venezuela: solidarity as a response to the crisis

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.

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On the Periphery of Buenos Aires

On the Periphery of Buenos Aires

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.

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Sr Francesca: Courage to do acts of mercy

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Sr Francesca: Courage to do acts of mercy

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).

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Syracuse’s Summer Campus

Syracuse’s Summer Campus

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.

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Elisa and Gabriele: Their day without end following the earthquake

Elisa and Gabriele: Their day without end following the earthquake

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.

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