Family: the joy of love

Family: the joy of love

The novelties and challenges in the Apostolic Exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia,” of Pope Francis, disclosed on 8 April. St. Paul’s hymn to charity, the Church’s opening to those who have remarried, the centrality of life as a couple as the foundation of the stable family. A reflection of Anna and Alberto Friso, members of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

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Congo: the family and peace

Congo: the family and peace

In response to the inititative taken by the Congolese bishops following the Synod on the Family, the Focolare Movement remembers Chiara Lubich on the 8th anniversary of her birthday in Heaven. In solidarity with the family.

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Pathways – In time for peace

Pathways – In time for peace

In the awareness that peace dies if separated from justice, we dream of a world where the Golden Rule, the heart of many civilizations and traditions, becomes the way to pursue personally and collectively. Let us embrace the goal of universal brotherhood, the key to the present and future of our peoples, the only one capable of disarming the throwaway culture and open up to better sharing of goods, interdependence, and dialogue, the main path to peace.

Mariapolis in Bangalore

From 24 to 26 May, 2019, one of the 6 Mariapolis in India was held in Bangalore, at the Benedictine Abbey of the Ashram Movement in Kengari .

World Meeting of Families 2018 – Ireland

Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018, guided by the theme “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”.

A Syrian doctor at the refugee camp

A Syrian doctor at the refugee camp

The moving story of Issa – “Jesus” in Arab – upon receiving compatriots arriving in Slovenia after indescribable vicissitudes. His dream: to become Jesus for each one of them.

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I’ll love you forever

I’ll love you forever

This is the promise lovers make on St. Valentine’s Day. Romantic illusion? We talk with an engaged couple who are willing to accept the challenge of a church marriage.

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