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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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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The Year Laudato Si: A Focus on Creation

The Year Laudato Si: A Focus on Creation

Showcasing the strength of the Catholic movement to care for creation, hundreds of thousands of Catholics participated in Laudato Si’ Week 2021, a 10 day-celebration held from 16-25 May.
Catholics, inspired by the week’s theme, “for we know that things can change” (LS 13), joined online Laudato Si’ Dialogues and hosted events in their communities that helped their sisters and brothers deepen their knowledge of Pope Francis’ hopeful but urgent message in Laudato Si’.

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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