An honest discussion about the dynamic of family life today. The pain of failure, detachment, separation and divorce: “There are no infallible recipes!” the secret lies in walking together.[more]
Address given by Chiara Lubich at the International Theological Pastoral Congress on the occasion of the Family Jubilee “Children, the springtime of the family and of society”.
Vatican, Paolo VI Auditorium, 12.10.2000
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.
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 .
Three words: “sorry,” “please,” and “thank you.”
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”.