During the convention of the Bishop Friends of the Focolare (Castel Gandolfo 7-10 March) on the theme of “Jesus Forsaken as the key to the culture of encounter,” Archbishop Giorgio Lingua recounted his story as a Vatican diplomat in landlocked countries.[more]
25 March 1957: Rome is a witness to the signing of the treaty that instituted the European Economic Community. We commemorate this moment with some insights of Igino Giordani on Europe and its long-awaited unity.[more]
Sister Viera tells about her volunteer work in the jails, one of many “peripheries” where Women Religious are giving their all. Eighty Women Religious from several congregations at their annualy retreat held by the Focolare.[more]
Tina and Sandro are building fraternity with migrants. “F CR Project” not only provides basic needs, but also art forms that feed people’s souls.[more]
“We are dealing with a great heritage to treasure and discover in depth.” This is what Maria Voce wrote upon announcing the death of Cardinal Vlk to the members of the Focolare.[more]
Video summary of the New Families international event held in Loppiano. © CSC Audiovisivi, Rome.
Eunice, a criminologist, faces each day with determination the challenges of criminality in Nairobi, with the aspiration to built, together with many, a city where one can live happily and safely.
An italian family come to know of a young African man in hospital who had reached Italy by boat and who was gravely ill. They welcomed him into their home. A story where love is stronger than death.
1200 business people, young people and specialists in the Economy of Communion met Pope Francis on the 25th anniversary of the start of the project. He encouraged all present to develop “an economy which gives life, because it is based on sharing, includes the needy and uses profits to create communion”.
Extracts of a Swiss priest’s experience in an Eastern-rite Catholic Syrian communion. The presence of the Risen Christ amidst the sufferings of the war. Living fraternity in the dark night of the war.[more]
This is the title of the conference being held on March 24-26 at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, promoted by the Focolare’s Centre for Dialogue with people of no religious affiliation.[more]
From window-washer, during the Socialist period, to Archbishop of Prague. For eight years he moderated a group of some thousand Bishop Friends of the Focolare Movement.[more]