In the small town of Ragusa overlooking the Straits of Sicily, there many initiatives to reach out to the lonely, marginalized and those who try to piece together a new life far from their homeland.
An interview with Margaret Karram of the Christian delegation, the only female voice at the ‘invocation for peace’ prayer made together by Pope Francis, Patriarch Bartholomew 1, Shimon Peres and Abu Mazen, 8 June 2014, a date to be remembered.
Maria Cruz (27) is the Principal at the Centre. This is her story. A message to all children in difficulty: “Be brave, we can all change. I did it.”
Mark Tecilla, Trentine and one of the first focolarini, tells us about the first steps of the community of Trent. Gathered around the rediscovered spirit of the Gospel, people were even ready to put their possessions at the disposition of others in order to alleviate the sufferings of the post-war period.
Gen Verde’s talent wins the young people at two events: May 30, 2014 workshop with young people; June 1, 2014, concert in Corato, Italy
The Focolare Movement throughout the world unites with the plea for peace called for by Pope Francis on Sunday 8 June 2014 with President Peres, President Abu Mazen and Patriarch Bartholomew 1.