Two months of touring up and down the Iberian Peninsula meeting thousands of mostly young people. A trip that widened the horizons of fraternity and hope. Dreams to fulfill today.[more]
The much awaited Pulse Event has concluded in Loppiano, Italy, during United World Week 2017. Miles of young people, refugee syndicates and several Islamic communities gathered in the name of peace.[more]
Faced with the discouragement and powerlessness due to injustice, anxiety, dark moments, tight circumstances and the unexpected, Jesus can still shed light on our path. That is how it was for the disciples at Emmaus, and it can still be for each of us.[more]
The Focolare’s international NGO programme, created in partnership with other organisations, promotes the intercultural youth projects on the theme of migration.[more]
Strong rains caused three rivers to overflow their banks in the south of the country. A mudslide hit the town of Mocoa, wiping out entire neighbourhoods, with many dead, wounded and lost. The local Focolare community writes.[more]
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!!
Several testimonies from a country which has not been at peace for decades, where people are engaged in the difficult task of peace building.
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.
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.
Over 400 people, of all ages and walks of life, took part in the Lampedusa Cross Pilgrimage, part of the Focolare Movement’s 4-day gathering, ‘Mariapolis’, which was held this Holy Week in Ampleforth.[more]
As part of their fundraising efforts in preparation for their international summer workshop ‘Hombemundo’, groups of teenagers in various parts of the UK have been very creative: cake and notebook sales at school, a traditional ceilidh in Scotland and a Croatian meal in Welwyn Garden City amongst other things![more]
In Central America, Jaime and his friends propose paths of peace in the face of inner-city violence, while Vietnamese teacher, Tuong, teaches children the Gospel art of loving. Small signs of social change.[more]