Published by Città Nuova, “Il Dio di oggi” (The God of today) is a compilation of texts by Chiara Lubich that spans the arc of her life. It is an invitation to follow Jesus who at the climax of his life on earth experienced the searing pain of feeling separated from the Father. But precisely in that moment he was the architect of unity: a very timely message in these precarious moments of our society that can bring about a rebirth.[more]
In the overcrowded women’s jail of Pozzuoli (Italy), a small soap and perfume shop, in the name of inclusion and ecumenical dialogue. Some contribute to help inmates discover their dignity.[more]
“These are songs that aren’t meant to be sung, but lived.” This is the advice from Lito Amuchastegui, who wrote most of the songs in a new sung Mass by Gen Rosso for the Jubilee of Mercy.[more]
No winner has been announced since presidential elections on August 27th. The country is beset by public demonstrations calling for transparency, while others work for peace. A report from someone who was in Gabon during the period before elections. The prayer of Pope Francis.[more]
This month’s Word of Life reminds us that “everything is ours,” especially the suffering and needs of those around us, if we are able to share the load.[more]
A young couple decided to spend their honeymoon in Amman and did six weeks voluntary work for Caritas Jordan
The Focolare community in Perth are involved in a joint initiative with the Melkite Greek Catholic Church and the Chinese community to help some families who arrived as refugees from Syria and Iraq. A telephone linkup with Clarissa Urban.
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.
Other people’s needs become our own. At Embu, near Nairobi, everyone becomes a friend.
In the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis which is weighing on the divided population, the Focolare members, together with other communities are striving to create reconcilement and solidarity.[more]
Tenth anniversary celebration of a social centre in a quarter on the peripheries of José C. Paz, in the capital region of Argentina. The primary beneficiaries are children and their families.[more]
“Another world is necessary. Together it becomes possible!” is the theme of the program presented to 25,000 people from 125 countries who work in the fields of human rights, armed conflicts and migrations, protection of the environment, economy and citizenship. The Focolare presents a best practices workshops.[more]