the magazine of the Focolare Movement
No 493 - Vol 45
By Paul Gateshill
Liz Taite reflects on a remarkable journey, staying at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute, close to the wall dividing Bethlehem from Jerusalem
Paul Gateshill catches up with Peter Grimheden who lives in the Focolare in Stockholm, Sweden
"By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another" (Jn 13: 35).
Spirituality of Unity
Hope is a great virtue. A short meditation by Chiara Lubich
In this extraordinary report, Anna Caruana Colombo describes a project the Focolare has set up to help refugees arriving in Malta
Word in Action
Lorna Gold reflects on Pope Francis' recent and acclaimed Encyclical on the Environment: 'Laudato Si'
Gen Verde, the Focolare international performing arts group is touring Scotland, Wales and England from October to December 2015.
More information: http://www.focolare.org/gb/
See also New City April 2015
John Green reflects on the human condition and our need for optimism and hope in the face of pessimism and despair
This month, four more of our regular contributors to New City introduce themselves.
Mary Gateshill encourages us to eat more of those healthy green apples
Thoughts from the kitchen
2015 is the five-hundredth anniversary of the birth of St Teresa of Avila. Helen Copeland reviews a book about one of her most famous works.