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First Genfest in Asia calls on love and sharing

MANILA (Agencies): Some 6,000 young people from over 100 nations participated in a three-day youth festival of sharing, music, art and concrete actions from July 6 to July 8 in Manila. 
 
The 11th edition of Genfest, the international youth festival of the worldwide Focolare Movement is the first such rally held in Asia and outside Europe. 
 

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Live in joy Focolare leader tells young people

HONG KONG (SE): Maria Voce, president of Focolare Movement, together with co-president Father Jesús Morán and other members, stopped over in Hong Kong for a week during their Asia tour in March. Voce, who visited Hong Kong for the first time, encouraged young people to live in joy in the Year of Youth.
 
From its headquarters in Rome, Focolare members arrived Hong Kong on March 26 then paid a visit to Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung and John Cardinal Tong Hon at the Diocese Centre the next day. 
 

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