At a recent convention in Castel Gandolfo, close to Rome, we met the Italian film director, Fernando Muraca. “I want to offer the youth my experience of the incarnation of a great ideal into art.”[more]
The testimony of Miriam: Assisted with her studies at a community centre run by the Focolare, she decided to return the favour by helping others, especially children who are going through problems.[more]
What if my life becomes a gift for the others? 22 Swiss young people participated in a weekend event in the Alps of Valais to discover what lies “behind the scenes” of the Focolare way.[more]
After the passage of the International band Gen Verde in Palermo (Italy) and in Huétor Tájar and Azpeitia (Spain), the music has not died down.[more]
The Raimondo Family from Italy: “The spirituality of unity opened our heart and our mind to brothers and sisters of other cultures and faiths.”[more]
The travel diary of Adriana Avellaneda, a focolarina from Colombia who lives in Italy. Her diary takes us to her own land to meet people who experience and promote peace processes in very complex situations.
This year’s edition of the Genfest will be held for the first time outside Europe, in the Philippines. The Gen, the young people of the Focolare share their vision for it: “Our wish is that hope will extend out to the whole world from Manila, a seed that will grow into a tree.” “We want to build relationships based on universal brotherhood in order to transform the society around us”. The project “Hands for Humanity” will be launched during the event.
Marriage can bring unexpected challenges, and no one knows this better than Giulio and Pina. 22 years ago, on a day like any other, a sudden stroke changed everything. Produced by Marco Aleotti and Giulio Mainenti, this video tells part of their story.
Changing perspectives and embracing differences – the first step to building a more united world together
Nelson, a 29 year old physical education teacher: “My beautiful country, destroyed by the war and its consequences.” His contribution against all forms of violence.[more]
By drawing on the Gospel, we ourselves can become generous sources of love for everyone.[more]
Since 2016, the country has been going through a very serious socio-political crisis, especially in the Anglophone region where Fontem, and the Focolare’s permanent Mariapolis are located. Despite the difficulties, its testimony of unity continues.[more]