Genfest 2000: a wave of “Light”

Genfest 2000: a wave of “Light”

Logo GenfestWithin the framework of the World Youth Day of 2000 held on 17 August at the Flaminio Stadium of Rome, 25,000 young people from all over the world had given rise to the new Genfest. Among them was Sandro Rojas Badilla from Costa Rica, author of the song dedicated to Blessed Chiara Badano: “Light.”

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Portugal: the RAISE Project

Portugal: the RAISE Project

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

The story of José Pintor

The story of José Pintor

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.”

RomaAmor: Everyone’s city

RomaAmor: Everyone’s city

Through a voluntary gesture of solidarity, Dino Impagliazzo, a member of the Focolare Movement, gave rise to RomAmor, an association dedicated to the care of homeless people. The initiative, which started out from the Tuscolana Station in Rome. has reached other points in the city, creating spaces of mutual love and solidarity.

Dubai: at the top

Dubai: at the top

Overlooking the Persian Gulf, Dubai is the capital of one of seven emirates which form the United Arab Emirates. In February of this year, the Focolare community in this city hosted a “temporary Focolare”.

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Strength to rise up again

Strength to rise up again

A group of Focolare young people, the prison administration of Rebibbia’s Adult Prison and a committee of detainees.

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