Fr. Patrick Gilger is a Jesuit doctoral student at the New School for Social Research in New York. He is currently studying various ecclesial Movements.
Highlights of the past year and key images from Emmaus’ terms as President.
Interview with Cristiana Capotondi, the actress who plays Chiara Lubich in the TV movie about her.
We go to Australia, Brazil and Madagascar to see and hear about some “small” actions by people who take care of those nearby.
On October 15, 2020 Pope Francis drew attention to the alarming and widening global educational gap. Only an alliance between all components of society can generate a change of direction for humanity towards peace and fraternity: this is what gave rise to the GLOBAL COMPACT ON EDUCATION.
We go to the USA, Pakistan and the Philippines to see and hear about some “small” actions by people who take care of those nearby.
We hear from young people who were part of the event – which is now an international movement – the Economy of Francesco.
At the end of the link up, Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, emphasized that “Pope Francis, in his new Encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’ has taken on the pain of all people and calls everyone to come together to find an answer.” Hers was a message to people the world over: “I would like all of us together to be, for Pope Francis, a response that is already in action, and that can give him consolation and hope”.