Recent events, from Nice to Istanbul to Baton Rouge, leave us dismayed. We have the impression that an all-powerful demon is playing roulette with humanity. However not everything is as irrational and unmanageable as it seems.
Lina Morcos and Murad Al Shawareb, two young people from Syria, tell us about the experience of their weekend of July 10 to 12:
After six years of war we felt we had to do something different with the youth, a weekend to support he youth both spiritually from the human point of view and social.
After nearly four years of negotiations in Cuba, a ceasefire has been signed. Presidents of many countries that participated in supporting the dialogue between the parties are in Havana along with the UN General Secretary for the signing of a historic agreement.
Laudato si’ continues to inspire initiatives for the safeguarding of the planet. The Focolare’s international EcoOne network, which connects experts in ecology, in conjunction with the Civilization of Love, has presented an appeal that is summarized in 10 challenges.
From May 1 to 10, various initiatives in the five continents were made for make visible the culture of fraternity, in which the main theme of the whole United World Week was interculturalism: enter into dialogue with the different cultures and recognize the equal dignity that makes us equal.
The United World Week this year has had a very special meaning, because it was the first United World Week as Brazil This itself made us live it differently, although in previous years we knew many realities in Brazil, this year, in our hearts, all the experiences had more meaning because we were one heart.
2012 - 2016 United World Project - Youth for a United World (New Humanity)
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