Richard Gere at the Table for the Poor of Sant’Egidio: “I am honored to be here, where people take care of other people”

Smiles, handshakes, autographs, and much applause for Richard Gere, who the afternoon of June 9 presented his new film, “Time Out of Mind,” at the soup kitchen of the Community of Sant’Egidio, which was transformed into a theater packed with around a hundred homeless, volunteers, and photographers. The actor, welcomed by the president of the […]

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Federica Mogherini, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, visited the Community of Sant’Egidio in Maputo

Federica Mogherini’s official visit to the Community of Sant’Egidio occurred yesterday in the DREAM center “para a criança”, in Maputo’s city center. She stayed about one hour with the doctors, patients and children, asking many questions and listening to everyone. After having been received with a traditional dance of the DREAM activists, she thanked the […]

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Homily of Archbishop Matteo

Rome, February 4, 2016 Basilica of St. John Lateran Dear sisters and brother I feel the joy, truly Evangelii Gaudium, of being able to celebrate the anniversary of the Community of Sant’Egidio together, with so many friends, brothers and sisters (these categories are actually well mixed together), with Andrea, who never stopped seeing – even […]

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