From 11 to 15 September, an International Seminar took place in Rome, in preparation for the Synod of Bishops on the status of young people. Walking together to generate change.[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 learning what matters in life, certainly not material things. Up until today the death toll has risen to 31 and more than 400 missing.”[more]
Assisting refugees from Central America fleeing drug violence[more]
How one woman’s retirement has turned to caring for the marginalized[more]
“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.
A video produced by the Gen 4 International Centre in Rome.
16 year old Caitlin Rowley from Houston, Texas, shares how she lives with Crohn’s Disease, overcoming her fears. An experience which emanates strength and light.
The John 17 Movement was begun a few years ago in Phoenix (USA) by a group of mostly Pentecostal pastors from different Christian denominations. Their visit to Rome included an audience with Pope Francis and encounter with the Focolare.[more]
The EoC offered its first school in North America for students and young adults interested in learning about communion and social entrepreneurship. The school, held from June 20-23, 2017 at Mariapolis Luminosa in Hyde Park, NY, was organized and staffed by the EoC North America Commission. 25 were in attendance, including young men and women […][more]
Twenty years from the historic speech of Chiara Lubich in the Mosque of Harlem, the friendship between the African-American Muslim community and the Focolare Movement continues to grow and renew itself.[more]