You Must Have Loved Very Much

Celebrating the life of Maria “Ile” Pereira, regional director of the Focolare in Los Angeles and the Dominican Republic
By T. M. Hartmann
Ajoyful, balanced, reflective, tenacious and prudent spirit, Maria “Ile” Pereira, Focolare regional director, died July 5 in Los Angeles. In a climate of profound peace, her tranquil passage was accompanied by Eletta Fornaro, Sharry […]

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Rosalyn, a life of courage

A tribute to Rosalyn Richardson Coleman, a pioneer of the Focolare Movement in the United States.
By Sharry Silvi
I was about to fly back from Rome to New York when I heard that Rosalyn Richardson’s conditions had worsened and that she was in the hospital. It looked like her departure for the next life was imminent. […]

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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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United World: Let’s Show It!

United World: Let’s Show It!

This year’s Genfest, which will take place in Manila, Philippines, brings to mind its eighth edition held in 1995. Michelle Sopala, from USA, was among 12 thousand young people gathered at the Palaeur in Rome.

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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.

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