Maria Voce Emmaus born Aiello Calabro, Calabria, Italy July 16, 1937. Italian lawyer. Second head of global Focolare Movement, lay Catholic peace and humanitarian movement, 2008.
“The response to the ‘piecemeal world war’ is to build world peace ‘one piece at a time,’ through small steps, and concrete gestures. Everyone has a role to play. Everyone is responsible. . . reinventing peace means loving other countries as our own, loving other peoples, ethnicities and cultures as our own.” (to UNESCO, Paris, Nov. 15, 2016; photo asianews.it)