"The Italian bricklayer who saved my life by secretly bringing me food for six months hated the Germans, their food, their language, their war; but when they put him up walls, he made them straight and solid, not out of obedience but out of professional dignity."
Alla lettura dei 12 punti molti penseranno che The Economy of Francesco è una meravigliosa utopia del tutto irrealizzabile. Lo è anche il Vangelo, ma ciò non ha minimamente offuscato, nei secoli, la luce che irradia e che accompagna e sostiene l’umanità nel suo accidentato cammino su questa terra.
A primeira semana de agosto em Lisboa foi, sem dúvida, um tempo muito inspirador, transformador e renovador de esperança. Viver esta semana com a Economia de Francisco Portugal e com estes “companheiros” foi o culminar do trabalho dos últimos 2 anos.
Why and for whom do the bells ring at noon today? The Franciscan monk Csaba Böjte's mission for peace and the economy of peace unfurled the flag at the castle of Vajdahunyad, in the spirit of the southern bell.
Lo Spiritual Retreat-Meeting2023 di UNIAPAC Europe, una realtà ecumenica che raccoglie le Associazioni confederate europee(per l’Italia l’UCID) di imprenditori, dirigenti d’azienda e professionisti cristiani, dal titolo:“Insieme in Europa. Dal coraggio di cambiare all’azione per il Bene Comune”.
As part of The Economy of Francesco, we firmly believe that art can transcend borders, bridge communities, and shape a brighter future for all. This is why we have decided to call for a competition that appeals to all narrative and artistic forms.
In the economy, today, there is a famine of narrative capital. Reviving and reliving the spiritual and ethical narratives in the context of our contemporary times is necessary. Giving a soul to the economy (Pope Francis, 2019) requires a reconsolidation, or perhaps a new foundation of narrative and social capitals to sustain human cultures on earth.
The streaming event on October 6th will be broadcasted from the Seraphic Institute Theatre of Assisi and will use this venue as an opportunity to reflect on an inclusive economy, capable of understanding the spiritual, social and narrative capitals of a community.
Some members of CO2 inequalities village have been working together to create a video-project that will show the lived realities of different people who are marginalized by society. Something new in this project is its focus: the idea was created from a Model (the CLADM) which presents a new paradigm shift: moving from inclusion to acknowledgment.
The month of June was also full of vitality around the world, with several thematic events, meetings, and actions taken which, in addition to spreading the spirit of EoF in different territorial areas, have been able to establish synergies with other entities: all working together for a renewed economy, with a more human face, and based on social, spiritual and narrative capital, which go far beyond the traditional perspective of capitalism.