Excerpts from an interview with Nicodème Bugwabari, professor of political sociology at the University of Burundi, who was amongst the presenters at the recent School of Inculturation in Kenya, May 17-20, 2016.[more]
Expectations are high for the event which, from 27 July to 1 August, will see two million young people gather around Pope Francis, in the name of Mercy. Magda, a young Polish girl, talks about the intense preparations[more]
Dialogue between Gospel and African cultures in the light of the Spirituality of Unity. A summer course held near Nairobi, Kenya with students, theologians and anthropologists. Focolare president Maria Voce and co-president Jesús Morán were also there.[more]
Five hundred Christian and Muslim young people from 43 countries link up for a global dialogue on the topic of peace. The event will be repeated 4 times a year and be presented at the World Peace Forum on May 24, 2016 in Luxembourg.[more]
Stories of couples who – out of love – go further beyond the obligations of tribal traditions, and discover a new dimension of their being engaged and married in freedom This also when they are unable to bear children.[more]
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Strong Without Violence workshops, Montevideo (Uruguay)
Highlights of Youth Forum held at the Santo Tomas University, Manila, Philippines, during 23-24 May 2016.
50 years after the first Focolare communities were established in Asia, it was a chance to share the journey so far and renew commitment for now and for the future.
Living the Gospel to the letter illumines the diversity of cultures and restores their dignity in the truth. Klaus Hemmerle (1992-1994) was convinced of this. He spoke of it in a speech he gave when he was the bishop of Aachen Germany in 1993. Below are excerpts from that talk.[more]
In Havana, Cuba a well-attended meeting launches the Economy of Communion (EoC). The project appears adaptable to the socio-economic situation of the island.[more]
The Italian Entrepreneurs’ Association for an Economy of Communion (AIPEC), is an organisation of businessmen who imbue their economic activity with the values of EoC. Livio Bertola, current president explains more.[more]