CHURCH AND SOCIETY
Listening to the cry
Claudia Melis reports on the work of CASAI (Church action on sexual abuse issues).
From Trent to Rome
Michel Bronzwaer continues his series about the early years and development of the Focolare Movement.
The big question!
Lesley Ellison reports on a meeting in Rome where members of the Focolare, representing many different Christian Churches, were able to share their experiences of being a minority in a mainly Roman Catholic movement.*
SPIRITUALITY OF UNITY
Word of Life – January 2024
Love the Lord your God… and your neighbour as yourself (Lk. 10: 27).
Life is what happens in the present moment. Noticing those around us and knowing how to listen to each other can open up interesting situations and set in motion unexpected initiatives.
A VIEW FROM (JUST OUTSIDE) ROME
The upside-down map
Lesley Ellison continues her series exploring her work with the Focolare’s ecumenical centre, Centro Uno.
We are called and we are sent
The theme for the whole of the Focolare Movement this year is about being called by God and sent out into the world to build the Kingdom of Heaven, wherever we are. We begin with extracts from a talk by Margaret Karram, President of the Focolare Movement.
A celebration of our differences
Keith Pennington, a Humanist, reports on his work for interfaith dialogue in Preston, Lancashire.
The Empty Tomb
Over the next three months Pat Kane explores some of the exhibits coming to the Focolare Centre for Unity in March 2024. These form part of the impressive Methodist Modern Art Collection.
THOUGHTS FROM THE KITCHEN
Uli Yeomans recommends the health-giving benefits of garlic.
POETRY AND SUDOKU
Squaring the circle
By David A Campton