On September 23 and 24 over a thousand young people convergd on the Focolare town of Mariapolis Lia in Argentina, to take part in the 2017 Youth Fest in front of the upcoming Genfest 2018.[more]
On 24 September, 30,000 women set out on a peace march from Sderot (Negev) to Jerusalem. The initiative, promoted by “Women Wage Peace” (WWP) included meetings, moments of dialogue and prayer. It ended on 11 October in Jerusalem. “Grassroots initiatives such as this one are important because they express a part of the Israeli people […][more]
The Focolare Movement has joined all the initiatives for peace so that the tensions can be resolved with dialogue and mutual comprehension. The message of Rissho Kosei kai.[more]
Cindy reports from the Focolare community: “We got away and are now safe. My heart is in pieces for the people who lost everything. This is how we’re leaning what matters in life, certainly not material things. Up until today the death toll has risen to 31 and more than 400 missing.”[more]
The LoppianoLab has ended, and as always highlighted the protagonists: citizens, entrepreneurs, students and professionals who had gathered together to discuss the Italian and international challenges to be faced[more]
A great opportunity for encounter among young people and cultures. 44 years after the first edition, this will be the first Genfest on the Asian continent.[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.
The situation becomes increasingly tense, following the referendum held in Catalonia, the invitation to dialogue expressed by the Focolare Movement in the #SoyDiálogo document seems quite timely.[more]
‘Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus’ (Phil 2:5).[more]
Last week parents, children and grandparents, gathered at Liverpool Hope University to explore the design of God on the family.[more]