Tommaso Carrieri is co-founder of Non Dalla Guerra (“Not from war”). He spoke of his work for peace to 6,000 young people attending Genfest 2018 in Manila.[more]
As the World Meeting of Families in Ireland draws near, we bring you the experience of a family from Mexico. They left behind all certainty in order to respond to an invitation to move to the Focolare’s little city in Aztec country.[more]
Letter from a young inmate to the young people at Genfest2018. “Even behind bars you can live for a united world, by trying to love and serve everybody.”[more]
With just under a month to go to the World Meeting of Families, which is taking place from 21 – 26 August in Dublin, Ireland, plans are at an advanced stage. Brenda Drumm, who is in charge of communications: “We can’t wait to hug Pope Francis.”[more]
Despite our shortcomings, God’s love remains patient and lasts forever.[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.
One of the seven workshops that were held in Tagaytay, the town of the Focolare in the Philippines, after Genfest 2018 in Manila. A thousand young people attended to deepen among many others, the themes of Economy, Ecology, Sociology and other choices in life.[more]
Beginning on July 15, 2018, a seven-day workshop for Pastoral Care Workers was held in Loppiano, Italy. It was promoted by the Focolare in that country with the collaboration of the Evangelii Gaudium Center at Sophia University Institute.[more]
If suffering is an integral part of existence, almost intertwined in the flesh of humanity, can we still believe and hope? This is the question that Sara from the Philippines asked God. Her touching reflection before the audience gathered at the Genfest in Manila.[more]