Thursday 30 May 2019

Würzburg, Germany - Closeness to God brings us closer to each other ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
"People of peace" movement, composed of "new Germans" from all backgrounds and religions, celebrates the breaking of fasting on a Ramadan evening with the Muslims of the city. 

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Genoa, Italy - An opportunity in the suburbs ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.
The school in the center of the periphery: presentation of the project "Give teens a chance", with the secondary school "Aldo Moro" at CEP, Voltri poor suburb, in order to support,  mentor, open new horizons ... to defeat dispersion, to change the future of an area. 

Monday 27 May 2019

Amsterdam, Netherlands - Guess who's coming for dinner?

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
Everything is ready for the Franciscustafel, the soup kitchen dedicated to St. Francis, which welcomes up to 90 people who live on the streets every Tuesday night, in a friendly and serene environment. 

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Novara, Italy - A city that remembers, reflects, builds peace ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle, testimonials against the death penalty, with the elderly of the "family-house" and other friends of the neighborhood. 

On the other side of the city, the awarding of the "War Never Again" competition, which recognized the value and beauty of the testimonies on the Second World War collected by secondary school students among the Novara's over 70s.
Two ways to promote a culture of life and peace.

Monday 13 May 2019

Bujumbura, Burundi - Home, the greatest joy ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
Inauguration ceremony of the new house of Marguerite, a poor and lonely old woman.
It was built by the volunteers of Sant'Egidio. Whom Marguerite, very happy for finally have a roof under which to shelter, wanted to thank so much one by one. 

Friday 10 May 2019

Armeno, Italy - Drawing for peace, looking to the future ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and peace.
A peace march of children and adolescents is being prepared in a small town near Novara. The new generation works for a peace movement! 

Thursday 9 May 2019

Beira, Mozambique - If school is destroyed, every corner can be a school ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the outskirts.
In a Beira city struck and destroyed by cyclone Idai, hope starts afresh from the little ones, from a close mentoring, from school. 

Wednesday 8 May 2019

San Salvador, El Salvador - On the road, meeting those who are hungry ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the poor.
A faithful friendship does not forget anyone, not even those who carve out living in a hidden corner of the city. 

Thursday 2 May 2019

Genoa, Italy - So that plentiness may have no age ...

The Community of Sant'Egidio and the ouskirts.
The words of an old woman, M. L .: "Thanks to you I feel more alive!".