Thursday, 26 April 2018

Buenos Aires, Argentina - Sant'Egidio and the "snacks" of mercy ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
A tradition started some time ago, which continues with joy and faithfulness over the weeks: mercy makes an appointment. 

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Beira, Mozambique - A witness of the Gospel for a corruption-free Africa ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
Presentation at the Catholic University of Beira of "O preço de duas mãos limpas",  a biography of Floribert Bwana Chui, Servant of God, witness of firmness and integrity in the face of corruption, young African who dreamed of a better future for his continent. 

Friday, 20 April 2018

Novara, Italy - Those who remember the past dream of peace ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
A few days ago: with the Novara Schools of Peace, talking about the racial laws (Italy, 1938, eighty years ago), in preparation for the Children's Peace March, that on 18th April has been attended by all the city's primary schools. 

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Coban, Guatemala - You can be happy to push a wheelchair ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.
Friendship between youngest and not is growing in a elderly house of Alta Verapaz. 

Friday, 13 April 2018

Puebla, Mexico - A refreshment for those on the road ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
Sharing and supporting migrants who are looking for a better life. For themselves and their children. 

Listening to their stories, playing and singing with their children, we understand that dignity and dream can not and should not be scary ....

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Rome, Italy - Mercy is going beyond the prison gate ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the ouskirts.
Sunday of Divine Mercy at Rebibbia, the largest prison of the Italian capital city.
Joy and amazement in saying, together with inmates and St. Thomas: "My Lord and my God!". 

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Naples, Italy - Listening to a story, a warmth that spreads around ....

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
The service to the homeless on a cold March evening: friendship and togetherness warm up more than we think .... 

Friday, 6 April 2018

San Salvador, El Salvador - Time of Easter, time for remembering the martyrs ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
Conference on Msgr. Romero and on his process of canonization in front of the young people of the educational complex "Our Lady of the Rosary". 

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Jakarta, Indonesia - An Easter that gives hope to those who look for it ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.
Easter evening: with the joy of Resurrection in the heart, walking on the streets of the Indonesian capital city, visiting the hundreds of refugees and migrants from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Syria who are living over there. 

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Nampula, Mozambique - A blu water, actually ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
Yesterday a new water system was inaugurated in Nampula prison, assuring drinking water to more than 300 prisoners.
An improvement in inmates' living conditions made possible by the money collection of all the communities of Sant'Egidio in the world for Christmas 2016.
The inauguration ceremony was followed by local and national radio and TV stations.