Three events mark the legacy left by Focolare’s founder to the Mexican people when she visited the country on June 1997.[more]
New Families was founded on July 19, 1967 by Chiara Lubich, who called it “an explosive, apostolic and diffusive” movement, which is now active around the world answering to the needs of the family.[more]
This month’s Word of Life invites us to put ourselves at the service of others, especially those in difficult situations.[more]
The situation of the South American country becomes more complex each day. As the bishops encourage “every effort in favor of peace and co-existence based on the law of brotherly love,” some are already becoming involved in providing concrete service to people in need.[more]
16 July 1949: a fundamental date for the Focolare. Chiara Lubich and Igino Giordani made a “pact of unity” that would be the basis of the movement’s birth. That day marked the start of Chiara’s mystical experience known as “Paradise 1949.” This is Giordani’s poetic description.[more]
News from New Caledonia, Malaysia, Guatemala and Mexico regarding the “race for peace and unity” that was organised worldwide.
Fifty years ago, on 13 June 1967, the first meeting between the founder of the Focolare Movement and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras I took place in Istanbul. It became a bridge of unity between this outstanding religious figure and Pope Paul VI.
In Perth, the most isolated city on earth, young people and families from a local community connect with migrant families and their needs.
200 members of major religions from 13 Asian countries met for a unique experience of dialogue and sharing at the School of Oriental Religions in Tagaytay.
The countdown has begun. Thousands of young people from around the world are meeting on July 6-8, 2018 in Manila, Philippines, moved by their project to build a more united and supportive world.[more]
From Nigeria to Great Britain: Elisa Zuin’s story.[more]
In Istanbul the 50th anniversary of the meeting between Patriarch Athenagoras and Chiara Lubich was celebrated with Patriarch Bartholomew at the local Mariapolis.[more]