Local Genfests were held not only in Manila but also in some countries worldwide, with similar experiences for youths of all latitudes and cultures. Here are some of them.[more]
It was another Sunday, August 19th, 34 years ago. A day made memorable by the visit of Pope Saint John Paul II to the international centre of the Focolare Movement near Rome. Here are some excerpts from his talk.[more]
The Mariapolis, a traditional summer gathering of the Focolare, is held and continues in various parts of the world with varied features and expressions, as seen from the many messages we have received, some of which we are sharing here.[more]
Alberto and Anna Friso who have long been committed in the New Families of the Focolare Movement, share their own expectations for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland (August 21 – 26, 2018). Interview by Vatican News.[more]
Can we save relationships between people with highly divergent political ideas? At the Genfest in Manila some Gen from Spain recounted their experience after the October 2017 referendum for independence.[more]
Gly is a very young teacher who lives in Manila. She was very a very poor child when she came into contact with the Bukas Palad Social Center. It was an encounter that changed her life.
Palawan, Philippines is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, but it’s not only tourism and pristine beaches. We met Erik and his restaurant where, in addition to fine cooking, we also met his staff who are making a difference.
Choi Funk insegna Architettura all’università De La Salle e con i suoi studenti sta mettendo a punto un progetto per ripulire dai rifiuti il fiume Pasig a Manila. Partner insostituibili sono le persone che vivono nelle baracche sulle rive del fiume.
Migrants. They are not numbers, but people who carry with them a burden of suffering, together with their own culture and hope for a better future. The town of Ventimiglia is one of the frontier “hotspots” on the migrant routes of Europe. Here, some people decided not to ignore them.
Mary carries within herself the one who is the Wisdom of the Father, Jesus who came to enlighten every human being.[more]
From July 24th to August 1st the annual summer gathering of bishops who animate the meetings for Bishop Friends of the Focolare Movement, was held in Seggau, Austria, attended by 63 prelates from 31 countries, who wanted to live and enter more deeply into the spirituality of communion.[more]
Tommaso Carrieri is co-founder of Non Dalla Guerra (“Not from war”). He spoke of his work for peace to 6,000 young people attending Genfest 2018 in Manila.[more]