Sorrow and prayers following the news from Limete where the collapse of a silo has killed at least five people and seriously damaged the hospital and nearby buildings.[more]
Lariane was a young girl at Bukas Palad, the Focolare’s social program that has been going in the Philippines since 1986, at first in the outskirts of Manila, and then in Cebu, Davao, Tagaytay and La Union. She is now a teacher in a public school, in the province of Cebu. “I try to transmit that same love to my students,” she says.[more]
Ever since the beginning of the serious crisis inVenezuela, the uninterrupted flow of people on the run is colliding with a tightening of border laws in neighbouring countries, but the Focolare community in Peru has not stopped welcoming Venezuelans. The story of Silvano Roggero from the focolare in Lima.[more]
The World Meeting of Families is currently underway in Dublin, Ireland. The panel dealing with the topic of education will be presented by Gianni and Maria Salerno who are responsible for Focolare families around the world.[more]
Mary played a particular role in accompanying Jesus throughout his entire journey, from her “yes” at the Annunciation, to the “yes” at the foot of the Cross. In this way she became the Mother of the entire Church.[more]
A priest’s act of fellowship transformed a failing coffee plantation into a real business named Acedeco Padevi. It is community led and inspired by the principles of the Economy of Communion. Choosing the diversify the production process lead to greater sharing, new jobs and the development of the business, while respecting the environment.
Over 1,000 children and teenagers took part in the “Sport4Peace” event held in Kenya, South Sudan and Burundi at the end of August. Sport can become a means to build peace and help overcome social barriers.
Gly is a very young teacher who lives in Manila. She was very a very poor child when she came into contact with the Bukas Palad Social Center. It was an encounter that changed her life.
Palawan, Philippines is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, but it’s not only tourism and pristine beaches. We met Erik and his restaurant where, in addition to fine cooking, we also met his staff who are making a difference.
God’s faithful and everlasting love shows us how we can welcome others.[more]
A love just declared, but already burning the soul. The enchantment of being together, such a happy scene that leads to further choices. That’s the opening scene of any marriage. But then? The contribution to the World Meeting of Families from Anna and Alberto Friso of the Focolare Movement and collaborators of the Dicastery of the Laity, Family and Life.[more]
The compelling story recounted by Salvatore D’Antona of Naples, a true story that makes us reflect. Here is a sample from his second novel, published by Citta Nuova.[more]