Small gestures during the pope’s visit to the Holy Land show his respect and appreciation
A Syrian designer quit her job in the fashion industry to work with refugees. She had to find her way to deal with the cultural and religious differences…
By Rahmé Briki, Damascus
Interdependence Day in Dublin, September 20-23, 2013
Rather than celebrating national autonomy, Interdependence Day celebrates how connected countries are. This year’s focus is on migrations.
Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, in the entire Mideast region, and throughout the whole world to be held this coming Saturday, September 7th, 2013. The Pope made the announcement during the course of remarks ahead of the traditional Angelus prayer this Sunday.
“Will they burn the churches? We will pray in the mosques. Will they burn the mosques? We will pray in the churches. Will they burn both? We will pray together in the streets, for we are all Egyptians.”
– Coptic Pope Tawadros
A conversation with three Focolare members who experienced firsthand the beginning of the new crisis
A science major travels to the Middle East to understand the struggle for peace there.
October’s religious summit in Assisi marked a step forward in the interreligious pilgrimage of truth and justice leading to world peace