Spring shoots of Interfaith Dialogue in Scotland

Spring shoots of Interfaith Dialogue in Scotland

November maybe the true start of winter in the Northern hemisphere, but the Spring shoots of Interfaith Dialogue are alive and well in Scotland. Yolanda Matro lives in the Focolare community in Glasgow, and she reports on two recent events which saw Muslims and Christians continuing together on a journey of unity.

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Escaping Hunger

Escaping Hunger

The wave of Venezuelan refugees continues to move towards the surrounding countries, mostly due to a scarcity of food. In Peru, through the action of the Focolare, a psychological clinic has been set up with the help of professionals among the same refugees.

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November Word of Life

November Word of Life

Listen! I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door,
I will come in to you and eat with you, and you with me. (Rev. 3:20).

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Gen Verde – from the inside with Sally McAllister

Gen Verde – from the inside with Sally McAllister

International performing group Gen Verde will soon be arriving in the UK on the next stage of their European tour. Sally McAllister works with the group both artistically and supporting the practical elements of the tour. She took some time out of their busy schedule to answer some questions, and to talk about why the group are excited to be returning to Britain.

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Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

Today, 14 March, marks the 10th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s passing. We publish a short video showing her extraordinary life: from the little city of Trent, in the north of Italy, right up to “the very ends of the earth”. It illustrates her discovery of God as Love, during World War II, and the development of a spirituality of communion suited to today’s times, fruit of the gift of the charism of unity for the Church and humanity.

Kenya – A light in the slums

Kenya – A light in the slums

Mathare, a slum of 500,000 people in Nairobi, Kenya. Some Focolare families transform the chapel into a school building during the week, helping to change the lives of children and families. Now they have a future!!

Myanmar. “Without love, how could I forgive?”

Myanmar. “Without love, how could I forgive?”

The story of May Han. During the Saffron Revolution her husband who was active in defending human rights, was arrested and died in prison. In the darkness of her pain the light of God’s love brings forgiveness.

Politics of Unity – utopia or real opportunity?

Politics of Unity – utopia or real opportunity?

With a variety of speakers, a strong and varied attendance, and interactive sessions, the afternoon on a ‘Politics of Unity’ was something new and special for us. The meeting took place in Glasgow, 6 October and it was organised by the Focolare Community in Scotland.

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