“The vote said ‘You have been doing it wrong for so many years and now change your ways’. Somehow in our priorities as politicians we have failed the people,” says UK peer.[more]
Spectacular views of snow-capped mountains overlooking large fields of vibrant purple “nootka”, or Alaskan lupine were breath-taking as were the bright red skies at night in “the land of the midnight sun”.[more]
There is no alternative to being together; The Gospel – a source of hope; A culture of respect and esteem; Overcoming divisions; Our commitment: 5 highlights of the concluding message.[more]
Grassroots of European Churches discuss ecumenism and Europe in Munich: 1700 people from 200 Movements and Communities of 40 countries gather.[more]
‘Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you (Eph 4:32).’[more]
In this poignant moment, the words, ‘Be at peace with one another’ (Mk 9:50) spur us on to work for unity across the different divides. This ‘Word of Life’ for June tells us that ‘It is a peace we are called to experience in our daily lives: in our families, at work, with those who have other ideas politically ….’.[more]
Johnstone is 22 years old and yet he’s respected and listened to by the village elders. This is due to his incessant work for reconciliation through education and sport which helped him succeed in resolving age-old tribal conflicts.[more]
The Word of Life invites us to build listening relationships of sincere love, putting aside our own reasons and understanding those of others.[more]
Bonds of unity are growing stronger between the Islamic Unity Society (IUS) and the Focolare Movement, with the launch of #Christians4Ramadan.[more]
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.
Be at peace with one another (Mk 9:50)[more]
Interview with Professor Adam Biela on the 20th anniversary of the conferral of the Honoray Doctorate to Chiara Lubich at John Paul II University of Lublin, Poland.[more]
In this holy month of fasting for Muslims, where prayers and works of mercy are lived with an ever greater intensity, particularly in caring for those who suffer, we ask that the God of Mercy may bestow a special blessing on us all and together we ask for the gift of Peace.[more]