Annual meeting on a global scale

Annual meeting on a global scale

During the months of September and October, three groups of Focolare directors met at the Movement’s International Centre to share activities and events of the past year, and to look to the future.

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Word of Life. The Joy of Forgiveness

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Word of Life. The Joy of Forgiveness

This month’s Word of Life helps us to resist the temptation to respond in kind, to return evil for evil and to see those who appear to be our enemies as people that need to be loved.

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New Families: a heart open to all

New Families: a heart open to all

The testimony of an Italian family: “Opening one’s heart to others was beneficial to our family. Love donated is always reciprocated.”

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Tinku Kamayu – The women of woolen threads (Argentina)

Tinku Kamayu – The women of woolen threads (Argentina)

Women descendants of the original peoples Calchaquíes, draw strength from the spirituality of the Focolare to overcome the macho culture and become entrepreneurs of fabrics. “Tinku Kamayu” (together to work) restores them the dignity of women while recovering ancestral techniques.

Entering into the other person’s culture

Entering into the other person’s culture

Chiara Lubich explains the importance of inculturation as a means of transmitting the Gospel in a meeting with representatives of the Focolare community in Africa gathered in Nairobi on 18 May 1992.

Getting involved in peace

Getting involved in peace

The Host Spot Project involved 55 young people from 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East, who went to Jordan to get to know refugee families.

Africa: “Let’s go to school!” project

Africa: “Let’s go to school!” project

On Idjwi Island in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Focolare’s NGO, AMU – Action for a United World – is striving to support the schooling and education of the new generations.

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Hungary remembers the 1956 uprising

Hungary remembers the 1956 uprising

The Hungarian Revolution was triggered by a peaceful student march on October 23, 1956 that was brutally repressed by an armed Soviet intervention.

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