Forty days in Syria

Forty days in Syria

Extracts of a Swiss priest’s experience in an Eastern-rite Catholic Syrian communion. The presence of the Risen Christ amidst the sufferings of the war. Living fraternity in the dark night of the war.

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Scotland: Giving unity wings

Scotland: Giving unity wings

An open lesson on Christian-Muslim dialogue at the University of Glasgow, brought about by a deep friendship between the Sophia University Institute and the Islamic Centre of Great Britain

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Families: Eric and Lut’s dream

Families: Eric and Lut’s dream

“We considered the precarious situation of many children around the world truly intolerable.” This is why they became supporters and promoters of the New Families Movement’s Solidarity at a Distance project.

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Chiara Lubich sheds light on family life

Chiara Lubich sheds light on family life

Chiara Lubich left this earthly life on 14 March 2008. She was remembered during a two-day event held in Loppiano (near Florence). A thousand participants – married couples, parents, children, grandparents – representing 50 countries, came together to celebrate, reflect and to share experiences and projects which can contribute to the good of humanity.

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The EoC and One Entrepreneur’s Story

The EoC and One Entrepreneur’s Story

Clem Fritschi founded RIDIX in 1969. It is a leading business in the mechanical sector in Piedmonte, Italy. Communion was the determining factor of its success, growth and happiness.

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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.

An Unstoppable Generation

A thousand Gen2 from around the world gather in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, for their world congress and to remember one of their own: Chiara Luce Badano.

Living the Gospel when trouble is at hand

Living the Gospel when trouble is at hand

This month’s Word of Life invites us to be reconciled with God. Every moment of the day can become an opportunity for doing just that and helping others to rediscover a relationship with Him.

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Chiara Lubich: “The Future lies in the Family”

Chiara Lubich: “The Future lies in the Family”

In connection with the events at the little town of Loppiano from 10th-12th March, on the 9th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s death and the 50th anniversary of the New Families Movement, we publish some extracts from a talk given in Lucerne (Switzerland) in 1999.

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