27 January 2015. During the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Chiara Lubich at the Cathedral of Frascati, a surprise message arrives from Pope Francis![more]
What Pope Francis said in his message on the occasion of the opening of the cause for the beatification and canonisation of the founder of the Focolare, from today onwards a “Servant of God.”[more]
The cause for the canonisation of Chiara Lubich will open on 27 January. Igino Giordani, in his inedited writings of 1974, testified to how the encounter in 1948 with Chiara and her charism had changed his life, stirring up in him a totally new concept of sanctity.[more]
Tiziana, currently attending the Congress for Adherents of the Focolare Movement at Castel Gandolfo, shares her discovery of other ‘sources of God’ that have brought her to Him.[more]
Giuseppe Maria Zanghi, one of Chiara Lubich’s first companions, passed away on Friday, 23 January 2015.[more]
Chiara Lubich on two different occasions in 2000, first in Castel Gandolfo (Italy) and then in Fontem (Cameroon), responds to questions of teens of the Focolare Movement. Two answers that are still very relevant today.
A family accompanies a daughter born with a serious illness, as they embrace the sorrows of many other families
The main characters in a series of comic strips that bring a smile to your lips and help you reflect; these lovable characters were brought to life by cartoonist Walter Kostner, to encourage a struggling teenager.
The sharing spreads in the midst of suffering, and an interview with Rahme from the Focolare community in Damascus
The developer and director of the Oriental Churches of Regensburg, passed away last 10 January. Since his youth he had embraced the spirituality of the Focolare. A great loss for the ecumenical world.[more]
First prize awarded to the French city of Cannes. Other recognitions given to the Italian comunes of San Severino, Tolentino nelle Marche and the comune of Trieste. A conference on Rome’s Capitoline Hill focuses attention on social cohesion in the city.[more]
At the conclusion of the visit of Pope Francis in this Asian country, many echoes reached us here at the editorial office. We are publishing some of them which highlight the extraordinary effects of his visit.[more]