From the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to the constitutions of European nations, law is at the basis of human dignity in the society. The thoughts of Maria Voce, President fo the Focolare Movement.[more]
Jordi Marjanedas offers some stimulating current reading on General Systems Theory, published by Città Nuova.[more]
The story of an Italian focolarino’s encounter with the extreme poverty of refugees due to the war in ex-Burma. Projects in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam.[more]
After concerts and workshops with the international group Gen Verde, a teacher and student write their conclusions – a chance outside the concert hall to discuss important themes.[more]
An original project by a couple in Southern Italy plants a seed of communion for many, even as far as away as up north in Trent. “Small is beautiful,” you might say.[more]
Roberto Cipollone (Ciro), craftsman and artist, has his studio in Loppiano. He breathes life, meaning and beauty into discarded items. “An object comes my way and something happens inside of me; I just transform it.“
Manila, Philippines, 6-7-8 July 2018. © 2017 Focolare Movement – Youth for a United World
Four families from the Philippines, England, Vietnam and Russia, recount their experience lived at the “Loreto School” (Loppiano, Italy) which has hosted thousands of familes from all over the world for 35 years.
150 Km from Budapest, Hungarians, Roms and people of other nationalities meet to get to know one another, to share and to discover they are brothers and sisters.
“Love is not just sentiment,” Chiara Lubich reminds us, “but it translates into concrete living, in the service of others – especially those next to us – starting with the small things, from the humblest of services.” Here is some brief witness from various parts of the world.[more]
Pope Francis attends the inauguration of Rome’s home-office of the Scholas Occurentes.[more]
Gen Rosso and Fazenda da Esperança inaugurate a new Fazenda in Monopoli, southern Italy, with the musical “Campus”.[more]