The world renowned Italian tenor, active in various charitable commitments, will take centre stage in the “Festival of Families” in Croke Park Stadium (Dublin). The musical event will be held at the end of the World Meeting of Families with Pope Francis, from 21 to 26 August, on the theme “The Gospel of the family: [...]
In 1994, in conjunction with the International Year dedicated by the United Nations to the Family, John Paul II announced the “World Meeting of Families”, which took place in Rome 8-9 October of the same year. Since then, the event has been repeated every three years. The past editions were held in Rio de Janeiro [...]
It was another Sunday, August 19th, 34 years ago. A day made memorable by the visit of Pope Saint John Paul II to the international centre of the Focolare Movement near Rome. Here are some excerpts from his talk.
The celebration of the World Humanitarian Day, chosen by the UN Assembly in 2009 on the anniversary of the air raid of 19 August 2003, at the seat of the United Nations in Baghdad, is an occasion to pay tribute to the humanitarian operators who daily risk their lives worldwide to deliver their services in [...]
The Mariapolis, a traditional summer gathering of the Focolare, is held and continues in various parts of the world with varied features and expressions, as seen from the many messages we have received, some of which we are sharing here.
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