630 girls, aged 9 to 14 years, members of the Focolare Community and hailing from 17 different countries, discuss the Zero Hunger Goal at the FAO headquarters in Rome.[more]
An arms factory provides jobs to many people, a committee fights to reconvert it to civilian purposes and an entire community works for peace. Paolo Balduzzi’s interview with Cinzia Guaita, one of the committee members.[more]
In preparation for the World Meeting of Families that will take place in Ireland August 21–26, the Focolare community put itself at the service of the local Church. One event was a day entirely dedicated to families.[more]
At the FAO 600, gen 3 boys and girls from five continents active in the “Zero Hunger” project. Watch the streaming on 22 June 2018, at 11 (Rome).[more]
First hand view from Guatemala, from Focolare member Lourdes Barrientos, who works in the national disaster agency CONRED. Faced with tragedy on such a large scale, she could not allow herself to be overwhelmed but holds on to “the importance of giving my all”.[more]
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.
Choi Funk insegna Architettura all’università De La Salle e con i suoi studenti sta mettendo a punto un progetto per ripulire dai rifiuti il fiume Pasig a Manila. Partner insostituibili sono le persone che vivono nelle baracche sulle rive del fiume.
Migrants. They are not numbers, but people who carry with them a burden of suffering, together with their own culture and hope for a better future. The town of Ventimiglia is one of the frontier “hotspots” on the migrant routes of Europe. Here, some people decided not to ignore them.
“Come and experience how wonderful these people are.” These are the words of a young CMV missionary in Ougandougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. His missionary order is very close to the spirit of the Focolare.[more]
A Muslim Afro-American judge from Indianapolis is inspired by the charism of Chiara Lubich to institute a special tribunal for people with mental problems or psychological dependence. “I learned as a judge to experience compassion.”[more]
Married for 50 years, 7 children and 17 grandchildren: these are the “statistics” describing Anna and Claudio’s family. “We want to be instruments of God’s love.”[more]