From the international town of Loppiano, Pope Francis launched an appeal to build together a new civilisation of alliance.[more]
From Loppiano, the international town of the Focolare Movement, Pope Francis launched an appeal to face the pressing needs of our time together.[more]
In just a few hours time Pope Francis will land in Loppiano. As the excitement mounts, the residents of this international Focolare town give voice to their hopes for this flying visit.[more]
The expectations for this visit go beyond Italian confines. At Loppiano (Florence) on 10 May, Pope Francis will meet a huge Focolare community representing the entire Movement. Maria Voce: “A repeatable model of coexistence based on evangelical principles.”[more]
United World Week is currently underway. During this event, young people from around world want to show that peace, solidarity and unity are attainable goals. We publish the story told by Simon, a Paralympics swimming champion, as recounted by his father, a journalist, at the Italian Genfest. He issues the challenge to always fulfil our dreams.[more]
Video abstract of the highlights of Pope Francis’ visit to Loppiano, the international town of the Focolare, on 10 May 2018, with excerpts of an interview with Maria Voce and Jesús Morán held on 24 May in Rocca di Papa (Rome).
Excerpt of an interview to Chiara Lubich by Erik Hendriks, released for the Belgian TV in May 2004. Love everyone, be the first to love, love in a tangible way, up to generating dialogue with the othe
Genfest, an international youth festival generally held every 6 years, will take place for the first time outside Europe. This time it will be in Asia, in the Philippines. The theme and title for Genfest 2018 is BEYOND ALL BORDERS. “Beyond all borders” by Simon Deregowski © 2018 Youth for a United World -Focolare Movement.
20 years after the signing of the Peace Agreement, we went to Belfast to see for ourselves the divisions that still exist but also the efforts on the path to peace.
3700 young people from around the country, along with international representatives from other continents came together in the Focolare town of Loppiano, Italy, for the annual Genfest.[more]
A brief summary of the Imprimatur Web interview done by Lohan Benaarti with Zena of the Focolare community of Damascus, who talks about the hopes for the rebirth of a country martyred by the war.[more]
For Christians, freedom means welcoming, listening and sharing.[more]