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The Community of Sant'Egidio launches a fundraising campaign to send humanitarian aid to the refugee camps in Bangladesh, in collaboration with the local Church

Christmas Lunch with the poor: let's prepare a table table that reaches the whole world

The book "The Christmas Lunch" available online for free. DOWNLOAD! And prepare Christmas with the poor

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Intro Sep 18 2016Sep 19 2016Sep 20 2016Pope Visit and Final
Preghiera ecumenica e Cerimonia finale della Preghiera per la pace ad Assisi
Video diary - Sete di pace, Opening Assembly
Assemblea di apertura - Intervento di Andrea Riccardi
Assemblea di apertura, intervento di Bartolomeo I
Assemblea di apertura, intervento di Zygmunt Bauman
Assemblea di apertura, intervento di Faustin-Archange Touadéra
Assemblea di apertura, intervento di Mohammad Sammak
Assemblea di apertura, intervento di Baleka Mbete
Conferimento della Laurea honoris causa al Patriarca Bartolomeo I (VIDEO INTEGRALE)
Conferimento della Laurea honoris causa al Patriarca Bartolomeo I
Perché lo Spirito di Assisi in un mondo che ha sete di pace?
Assisi, Sete di pace: 30 anni di dialogo in 30 secondi di video
Marco Impagliazzo a SoulTV2000: il cammino della pace da Assisi 1986 a oggi


The International Meeting "THIRST FOR PEACE: Religions and cultures in dialogue" takes place in Assisi from September 18th to 20th 2016.

30 years after the historical Day of Prayer for Peace  promoted by Pope John Paul II on October 27th 1986, men and women of different religions and cultures, united in the hope that the "Spirit of Assisi" could bring peace in a world wounded by violence and war, meet for 3 days, for dialogue and prayer.

The event is promoted by the the Community of Sant'Egidio together with the Diocese of Assisi, the Franciscan Families, the Bishop's Conference of Umbria, the administrations of the Region of Umbria and the City of Assisi.

Along these 30 years the Spirit of Assisi reached many cities of the world through the International Meetings "Men and Religions", promoted by the Community of Sant'Egidio in cooperation with local dioceses, where the representatives of the religions of the world and people of culture and politics meet together in dialogue and pray, building the base for a future of peace.

October 20 2016

The Spirit of Assisi in Kenya: the meeting "Thirst for Peace" in Nakuru

October 20 2016

One month after Assisi 2016, many meetings to answer to the "Thirst for Peace" of the world

Among the latest: Kenya, Uganda etc...
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October 19 2016

Thirst for Peace: in Uganda one day of prayer for peace in the Spirit of Assisi

September 23 2016

Texts and speeches of the closing ceremony of Thirst for Peace - Assisi 2016

The speeches delivered on September 20 by Pope Francis, Bartholomew I, Andrea Riccardi, Din Syamsuddin and many others
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September 22 2016

UN Secretary Genarl: Message to the 30th International Meeting for Peace Assisi 2016

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September 20 2016

Christians are called to be trees of life that absorb indifference: Pope Francis at the prayer for peace in Assisi

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