A wrecked relationship, an unbearable solitude, and a daughter, victim of a fatal accident. Paola, Italian, tells us how she found the strength to continue with forgiveness, open out to the others and keep the family united.[more]
Presentation of the “ITALIA per” Project in collaboration with Sophia University Institute (SUI), February 17, 2917 in the Main Hall. The tour in Italy begins in Loppiano.[more]
Chiara Lubich affirmed that conflict and family crises could be resolved, by following the One who became an individual without relationships for our sake. The family becomes the setting for God’s presence amongst us.[more]
He was a trusted guide for many. We remember him on his Month’s Mind as the Church celebrates the the World Day of the Sick. He lived his many years of physical immobility in an exemplary manner.[more]
In a quarter on Sicily’s outskirts a hundred young people become main actors in Start Now, a Peace Education Project that uses the language of art and music[more]
Video summary of the New Families international event held in Loppiano. © CSC Audiovisivi, Rome.
Eunice, a criminologist, faces each day with determination the challenges of criminality in Nairobi, with the aspiration to built, together with many, a city where one can live happily and safely.
An italian family come to know of a young African man in hospital who had reached Italy by boat and who was gravely ill. They welcomed him into their home. A story where love is stronger than death.
1200 business people, young people and specialists in the Economy of Communion met Pope Francis on the 25th anniversary of the start of the project. He encouraged all present to develop “an economy which gives life, because it is based on sharing, includes the needy and uses profits to create communion”.
Jos Van Boxel, Belgian, who lived for 23 years in Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda with the White Fathers, tells of his first encounter with the Focolare and the choice to become a missionary.[more]
From Nigeria to Germany, from Italy to Bolivia, inumerable initiatives fruit of an ecumenism of life that took place during the recent Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18-25.[more]
This month’s Scripture invites us to create new relationships in the places we live and work, rather than being resigned to evils that are greater than us and can make us grow indifferent.[more]