Chiara Silvia Lubich, Servant of GodI want to feel that hope againStolen generation survivorThe power of imaginationCharlie Hebdo and freedom of speechFrom avoiding to loving

Chiara Silvia Lubich declared Servant of God

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, Bishop Raffaello Martinelli officially opened the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the foundress of the Focolare Movement, Chiara Silvia Lubich, at the crowded Cathedral of Frascati, Italy.

I want to feel that hope again

A young woman starts a conversation about race: a very needed step, in order to be fully herself with her friends — going beyond the hurt of subtle discrimination

Stolen generation survivor

Australian Aboriginal Marlene Jackamarra’s courageous journey to rediscover her identity, find healing and work for human rights

The power of imagination

Do we consider imagination only worthless fantasy? Here are some lessons from turtles, pirates, fathers and sons…

Charlie Hebdo and freedom of speech

Two perspectives: the limits of humor and satire and balancing the two freedoms of speech and religion

From avoiding to loving

The challenge to welcome my sister’s phone calls: I realized that I tried to call during her work time so that I only had to leave a message, but that changed…

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Forgiveness

It is not easy to forgive — others, or ourselves for that matter. Maybe you’ve experienced the feeling of hanging on to hurt or guilt and shame. We can let ourselves rehash what happened over and over again, never letting the wound heal. Whether it’s a small grudge for something that bothers us or a deep suffering that changed our life forever — will we forgive? And what makes us forgive? This issue aims to show how the power of love and the fact that others need us and help us forget our own hurt as we reach out to them, is what can pull us beyond what seems humanly possible in order to forgive.

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The challenge to welcome my sister’s phone calls

Being fully myself with my friends, beyond the hurt

Australian Aboriginal Marlene Jackamarra’s courageous journey to rediscover her identity, find healing and work for human rights

Lessons from turtles, pirates, fathers and sons