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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Secretary General of Organization of the United States visits Sant’Egidio

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, accompanied by Ambasadaor Malfatti, President of the Italo-Latin American Institute (IILA), visited Sant’Egidio during his recent trip to Italy. Over the course of his discussions with a delegation from the Community, he thanked them for the support for peace talks in Colombia and asked […]

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The president of the United States George W. Bush meets an international delegation of the Community of Sant’Egidio

On the occasion of his visit to Italy, the president of the United States George W. Bush met an international delegation of the Community of Sant’Egidio. “You are the international army of compassion” said President Bush at the beginning of the meeting. “Sant’Egidio – he added – is one of the great faith-based organizations in […]

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