Known as the western gates of Italy, the city of Ventimiglia, at the border between Italy and France, has seen tens of thousands of migrants come through from the Mediterranean and into Europe. Here’s the story from Paola of the local Focolare community.[more]
The 3rd World Assembly of the Global Christian Forum was held in Bogota, Colombia. Among the guests was Beatriz Sarkis, a Brazilian expert in ecumenism and a member of the Focolare’s Centro Uno for the Unity of Christians.[more]
After 35years of marriage, Zé Maia unexpectedly lost his 57-year-old wife, Maria da Conceição in 2016. “Our love carries on, because eternity is perfect love”. A moving story of undying love.[more]
By courageously putting in motion our personal calls to freedom, we allow the Spirit to renew the lives of many.[more]
On the 30th day of his passing, we are commemorating the great figure of a man, father, deputy, and focolarino, who in the rowdy world of politics and beyond was able to bear witness to the values in which he believed and for which he worked to the very end..[more]
20 years after the signing of the Peace Agreement, we went to Belfast to see for ourselves the divisions that still exist but also the efforts on the path to peace.
Nothing that is done to safeguard nature and the environment is small. The children of Carvalhal de Vermilhas (Portugal) plant new trees in a forest destroyed by a bushfire last year.
A tangible response to the unemployment crisis from the nongovernmental organization Azione Mondo Unito (AMU) in Portugal, with the support of AMU International and the Economy of Communion
A Brazilian actor’s career is interrupted through a sudden illness which progressively leaves him immobilised. “My life was re-modelled by God’s hands.”
The 2012 Genfest was held in Budapest under the banner “Let’s bridge”. It extended an invitation to overcome conflicts, to unite peoples, to link generations. To find unity within oneself. This is the story of one of those 12,000 participants, Martha from Italy, aged just 16 at the time.[more]
As Loppiano was being visited by Pope Francis, Mariapolis Lia in Argentina was celebrating the 50th anniversary.[more]
The Buddhist monks who gathered around the Holy Father at Loppiano on May 10 have become a visible sign of the unity of the human family. Here is the story of their journey there.[more]