Hundreds of thousands of teenagers leading the worldwide sports relay race. Boys and girls from different ethnic groups, cultures and religions race together to bear witness to their commitment to peace and to promote a way to reach this peace : the Golden Rule.[more]
You have already been cleansed by the word I have spoken to you (Jn 15:3).[more]
Joining in support for the NHS has sparked many initiatives for building fraternity[more]
Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, sends her Easter greetings: to experience a continuous passing from death to resurrection through love of neighbour. Only in this way will we overcome this painful time of pandemic and other suffering.[more]
“This year for many Christians the days of Holy Week and Easter – which the Western Churches celebrate on April 12, while the Orthodox Churches and the Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate on April 19 – will be a special experience because the coronavirus pandemic will prevent them from participating physically in the liturgical celebrations. In the following text that Chiara Lubich wrote during Holy Week in 2000, she suggested how to live these “holy days”.[more]
Their live streaming sessions from Loppiano keep alive the hope that fraternity can reach everywhere. Their new single is coming out any day now.[more]
TimeOut – A short prayer or reflection to ask for peace and to focus on our personal commitment to build peace wherever we are
Respond to this call, use your imagination and plan a local online event between May 1st – May 7th to explore what it takes to be #InTimeForPeace and amplify care, solidarity and hope during this #Covid19 Pandemic.
“Pills” of hope: the silent transmission
Just some of the countless initiatives of solidarity emerging from the Coronovirus outbreak: not all transmission is negative. As the world finds itself dramatically united by the spread of Coronavirus, sharing suffering and dismay over the growing number of deaths,.
On May 3rd we’re getting the worldwide online relay race going, from 11 to 12 o’clock across all time zones. #run4unity #intime4peace #unitedworldweek
Gen Verde live streaming from Loppiano… #distantimauniti[more]
We’re living in extraordinary times, it’s something that’s never happened before and it obliges us to review our lives. The Coronavirus has caused a crisis in the things we felt sure about, our habits, relationships, the way we live, the economy; it has caused a worldwide pandemic with thousands of deaths. But we are also witnessing an outpouring of heroic gestures.[more]
Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe[more]