Argentina: a course on growing as a family

Argentina: a course on growing as a family

Argentina, Mariapolis Lia. Ten Latin American families gather for a twenty-day course whose objective is to increase awareness of families as builders of the universal family.

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The price for being consistent

The price for being consistent

Being consistent with the choices involved in living in accordance with the Gospel requires determination. Stories from a recently published book of Gospel experiences of ordinary people from around the world*.

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50 years of the Focolare in Africa

50 years of the Focolare in Africa

Shisong, Cameroon: thousands of people gathered to remember the story of 50 years of Fraternity. Gratitude towards those who started it and new horizons.

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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.

Was I born at Vallo or in Romania?

Was I born at Vallo or in Romania?

The story of an unconditional welcoming. At Vallo Torinese, with a population of 800, in the Turin Prealps region, there is a lively and welcoming parish community. Antoanetta, 45 year-old, from Romania, recalls how she became part of it.

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Sophia: from political to theological studies

Sophia: from political to theological studies

Gabriel de Almeida is 25 years old. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, an active and dynamic Brazilian metropolis: it will be the site of the next World Youth Day and the 2014 World Soccer Cup. From the great Rio, Gabriel has also brought to Sophia the vivacity and the impetus towards the future of the carioca population.

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Asia: formarsi al dialogo interreligioso

The 2013 Course on Dialogue with Eastern Religions was held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 1-3 February. The sacred Scriptures of these religions were explored as a contribution to world peace.

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