World - 2018

Marco Martinelli with the students in Kibera

Walking with Dante through the Wilderness

WorldGiuseppe Frangi

Two hundred youth and children in the slum of Kibera work to prepare a choral performance on the Divine Comedy. It is the discovery of something that makes them feel like “flower buds springing up amidst refuse.”

Marco Martinelli with the students in Kibera.
From left, Aisha, Hanifa, and Sara.

Traces and my Happiness

WorldAndrea Nembrini and Rose Busingye

One interview, three voices: Aisha, Hanifa, and Sara. They are the three Muslim women involved in Meeting Point who sell Traces magazine. “It makes me love Catholicism.” This is why.

Joy and Jigh-Jigh.

Doors open for Joy

WorldLuca Fiore

“Jesus doesn’t separate the terrible things from the beautiful ones.” The story of a single mother in Nigeria and her journey from shame to an embrace.

Damascus, Syria. Wikimedia Commons

We continue to pray. Our story in Syria is not over

WorldIbrahim Alsabagh

The drama of the civil war in Syria has intensified in the last month, especially in the city of Ghouta, located 20 km from Damascus. Parish priest of Aleppo, Father Ibrahim Alsabagh, and other religious in the area talk about the situation.

Children from the Bucharest orphanage.

THE POPE AND THE ORPHANS OF BUCHAREST

WorldAlessandra Stoppa

Twenty years ago, members of the Romanian association FDP met children from an orphanage on the outskirts of Bucharest.Their friendship has continued to this day and even brought them to the Vatican. We offer their unpublished dialogue with Pope Francis.

Pope Francis greets his guests after the private audience.