Judge Shaheed’s Reform

Judge Shaheed’s Reform

A Muslim Afro-American judge from Indianapolis is inspired by the charism of Chiara Lubich to institute a special tribunal for people with mental problems or psychological dependence. “I learned as a judge to experience compassion.”

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Pope Francis’s challenge

Pope Francis’s challenge

Two weeks after the Pope’s visit to the international little town of Loppiano, Maria Voce, the Focolare President, invited everyone in the Movement to respond to his appeal by bringing the culture of ‘we’ into society.

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Children and the real Christmas story

“Jesus is the greatest gift of all”: with this spirit, thousands of children throughout the world remind us that “Jesus has been dislodged,” and invite us to make him once again the focus of Christmas. In St. Peter’s Square on 20 December, there will be a Children’s Jubilee with the blessing of their statues of Baby Jesus.

Together as a sign of hope

Together as a sign of hope

Christians and Muslims get together to focus on shared values and work for the common good in various fields: family, environment, ethics, mass media, art and culture, social commitment. This is the dialogue of life that nourishes concrete experiences of fraternity.

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Bridging the trust gap

Bridging the trust gap

Journalists and religious leaders often misunderstand each other for myriad reasons — but mutual respect goes a long way.

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