Vatican City, July 1-3, 2015. A high-level environmental summit on climate change titled, People and Planet First: the Imperative to Change Course, organized by heads of Catholic NGOs (CIDSE) and by the Pontifical Justice and Peace Council.
Suffering, freedom and fraternity are the central themes of the meeting. It’s a dialogue that translates into concrete actions in their own cities. They are received in private audience by Pope Francis. Interview with Vatican Radio
“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.
Pasquale Foresi – more familiarly known as Chiaretto – the first focolarino priest and co-founder of the Focolare Movement, died on 14th June. Our memories of him are full of affection and gratitude. The funeral will be held on Thursday, 18 June at 3.30 pm (Italian time) at the Focolare Movement’s International Centre in Rocca d Papa. It can be followed streaming.
The Teens for Unity on US West Coast joined the worldwide relay race for peace that took place on May 3, 2015. The Run4Unity is an annual sporting event for teens all over the world who want to express their desire for peace and solidarity for their peers in countries battered by war.
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