The narration of Councilor for Culture and Tourism in Guaramiranga, in the State of Ceará: “I drew strength from the Gospel for my commitment to my city.”[more]
A month after she left us for heaven, we remember Gisella (Gis) Calliari who was a close collaborator of Chiara Lubich in the founding of the Focolare, and who was a protagonist, right from the start, of the birth of the charism of unity into the world.[more]
The second phase of the Breaking Rays Project has just concluded among a group of young people in the field of communications, developing professional skills that will equip them for promoting a more united world.[more]
Lent is a time for reflection. We offer some thoughts by Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994), regarding the earthly journey of Jesus, who in taking upon himself the emptiness of the world revealed the depths of our human nature.[more]
What is there to say to those who are about to get married, which they don’t already know or think they know? The testimony of those who have already gone down this track, confirming that love is the best resource even when the going gets rough.[more]
Nothing that is done to safeguard nature and the environment is small. The children of Carvalhal de Vermilhas (Portugal) plant new trees in a forest destroyed by a bushfire last year.
A tangible response to the unemployment crisis from the nongovernmental organization Azione Mondo Unito (AMU) in Portugal, with the support of AMU International and the Economy of Communion
A Brazilian actor’s career is interrupted through a sudden illness which progressively leaves him immobilised. “My life was re-modelled by God’s hands.”
Through a voluntary gesture of solidarity, Dino Impagliazzo, a member of the Focolare Movement, gave rise to RomAmor, an association dedicated to the care of homeless people. The initiative, which started out from the Tuscolana Station in Rome. has reached other points in the city, creating spaces of mutual love and solidarity.
We publish summary of the New City’s interview with Robert Chelhod, a native of Aleppo, Syria, and local coordinator of the AMU projects. His hopes for the rebirth of his country.[more]
At a recent convention in Castel Gandolfo, close to Rome, we met the Italian film director, Fernando Muraca. “I want to offer the youth my experience of the incarnation of a great ideal into art.”[more]
The testimony of Miriam: Assisted with her studies at a community centre run by the Focolare, she decided to return the favour by helping others, especially children who are going through problems.[more]