An Australian couple share their experience in living their son’s battle with agoraphobia and his fiancée’s drug addiction. Amidst the anguish and uncertainty, there is an unconditional and persevering love which supports them throughout their hospitalisation and treatment.[more]
During 19-28 September 2016, a delegation of 40 people from Cameroon, including nine traditional leaders, native Kings of the Bangwa Tribe of Lebialem, Southwest Cameroon, made a pilgrimage to Italy.[more]
Forgive your neighbour the wrong done, and then your sins will be pardoned when you pray. (Ecc 28:2)[more]
The story from someone that has visited the South American country with a special focus on the very young, their desire for redemption, hope for the future and being the builders of that future.[more]
22 September 2016 – 25 September 2016
UPCOMING EVENT! Florianópolis, Brazil, will be hosting the 2016 edition of the World Peace Forum. Live streaming of the opening ceremony on Thursday, 22 September, 6.00pm Brazilian time. Youth Video Conference on 23 September. Registration for live webinar at: worldpeaceyouth.org/registration
The Focolare community in Perth are involved in a joint initiative with the Melkite Greek Catholic Church and the Chinese community to help some families who arrived as refugees from Syria and Iraq. Below is a telephone linkup with Clarissa Urban.
The Host Spot Project involved 55 young people from 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East, who went to Jordan to get to know refugee families.
Through a series of workshops in drama, dance, song and percussion, young people are given the opportunity to perform in a Start Now concert.
A group of musicians and performing artists with a distinctly international profile.
Small but constant steps towards giving our typical contribution – unity – where division due to racial tensions pose a continual challenge. The experience of the local Focolare community.[more]
A recent visit to the Sophia University Institute in Loppiano, where he gave an address during the course entitled “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Religions in the Contemporary World”, confirms the sharing of spiritual experiences and academic cooperation.[more]
On their way to the WYD camp for boys and girls aged 17, they had to retrace their steps due to the episodes of violence in Munich (Germany). But they did not allow this to “steal their hopes.”[more]