January 5 through 15 in San José, a small town located in the heart of the Calchaquíes Valleys of the Province of Catamarca, in the Northwest of Argentina, 60 young people and adults from Paraguay, Uruguay, Guatemala, and Argentina gathered to challenge the ordinary logic and organize a rest without being governed by "what one wants" but based on "building it with the other."
10th Edition of ReGENerate not to be missed!
For 10 years now, young people involved or connected in the Focolare Movement across Great Britain, Ireland and Western Europe have been coming together, once a year at the Focolare Centre of Unity in Welwyn Garden City, to ReGENerate.
From the 24th-26th February 2016, ReGENerate will once again come to Welwyn Garden City for what Conleth Burns, one of the young people in the Focolare states will be a "very special weekend."
Morocco in its natural family: a step towards the unity of the continent
So often African news is about a suffering Africa. On January 31, 2017, Africa became an Africa that sings thanks to the return of Morocco to the African Union family after more than 30 years outside the continental organization.
Indeed, the African Union is a continental organization created by the African leaders in Addis Ababa in 1963 to strengthen the unity of the continent and lead the peoples of the continent towards an African renaissance.
It is aimed at offering a support to the recovery of many small productive, trade, and tourism businesses affected by the earthquake in Central Italy, in the areas along the Via Salaria, in the territory between Amatrice and Ascoli Piceno, in the Val Nerina and in the Abruzzo Region. Rural areas, whose economy was mainly based on agriculture and sheep and cattle livestock, and whose customers were their same population along with tourists who came in summer and for the weekends.
A few days later, Federica left her home, in the Southern Province of Rome, officially:«To go and check the condition of the house inherited by my husband». In fact, as she adds «Because Roberto and his family were from Accumoli. After his death, we created an association of social promotion called Abbraccio planetario (Planetary Hug) to carry out actions that promote the values in which he believed, such as the care and love for our neighbours, especially the weakest. I went to Accumoli because I wanted to see with my own eyes the actual situation and what we could do to help them».
The campaign Change for the planet - Care for the People has launched it’s first International Photo Competition inviting participants to submit photographs of inspiring, citizen-led sustainable initiatives around food and energy.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which is celebrated in the Northern Hemisphere, on January 18 – 25, offers an opportunity to highlight not only many events that are taking place around the world, but also the daily dialogue of life among ordinary Christians, aroused by Chiara Lubich's charism.
2012 - 2016 United World Project - Youth for a United World (New Humanity)
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