Friday, 30 September 2016

Bogota, Colombia - In a country at peace let's grow up a people of peace ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
Colombia has just celebrated the signing of a peace that puts an end to a war of decades. It is time to build, starting from the new generation, men and women of peace.


Thursday, 29 September 2016

Mexico City, Mexico - A more beautiful house for the School of Peace

The Community of Sant'Egidio and School of Peace.

The School of Peace in Tlalpan district, Mexico City, is ready to re-open and to welcome back so many children; it has been recently renovated.



Wednesday, 28 September 2016

San Salvador, El Salvador - Memory of William Quijano's testimony

Seven years after his tragic death, Sant'Egidio in San Salvador live the memory of William Quijano, community member, who had spent with passion his life in order to turn children and teenagers away from the violent model of maras.


Thursday, 15 September 2016

Rawalpindi, Pakistan - Youth is thirsty for peace ...

The community of Sant'Egidio and peace.

Meeting at St. Francis' High School, Christian Colony, Rawalpindi. To look towards a peace to be built. All together.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Chojna, Poland - The warmth of friendship can't give in to the cold ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.

A great "end of summer" party with elderly and disabled people living in an institution.
The warmth of a friendly heart will be stronger than winter ....

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Rocca di Papa, Italy - So that no one will be left behind ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor. 

With a party and a drama ended the daily summer camp for Roma children of Castel Romano. Eight weeks of mentoring, games and experiences .... To be ready for school again!

Monday, 12 September 2016

Warsaw, Poland - Thirst for peace, towards Assisi 2016 ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and prayer.

Prayer for peace, remembering the 30th anniversary of the Spirit of Assisi ....

Friday, 9 September 2016

Rome, Italy - Close to detainees, in the outskirts that are prisons ...

A delegation of ICCPPC, the association of Catholic prison chaplains across Europe visited Sant'Egidio and met those who regularly visits the Italian detainees.













Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Lima, Peru - Friends on the street ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts ....

As it happens every Wednesday, Lima Community meet the homeless and bring them a hot meal.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Rome, Italy - The "Trattoria" of the friends ... and of solidarity

The Community of Sant'Egidio and solidarity ...

The "Trattoria degli Amici" ("of the friends") supports the aid initiatives for those who suffered the earthquake in central Italy of August 24th.
Especially if you order an "Amatriciana" pasta: contribution of one euro by the customer, another one by the "Trattoria" itself ....





Monday, 5 September 2016

Oakland, United States - Gathering together to pray for peace ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and prayer ....

In every continent the communities of Sant'Egidio look at the appointment of Assisi, September 20th, 2016.
The religions together with Pope Francis for a world that is thirsty for peace!

Friday, 2 September 2016

Madrid, Spain - A church in the town center to remember the outskirts of the world ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and prayer ....


The first prayer of the Community of Madrid in the church of Nuestra Se├▒ora de las Maravillas on the occasion, yesterday, of the liturgical feast of St. Giles.