The German tour of the International band took place from 9 to 25 September. A full programme of concerts and workshops in the cities of Stadthagen, Boppard, Dortmund, Duderstadt and Mannheim[more]
In an interview with the popular TV2000 network, Focolare president, Maria Voce, touched on a variety of topics: the origins and growth of the Focolare, the role of women, the significance of virginity, her relationship to the founder, ecclesial Movements, Catholics in politics, and dialogue.[more]
He’s Italian and she’s Scottish, and they have three teenage children. They share their difficult challenge in helping them use technology in a healthy and well-balanced manner.[more]
On October 8, 2017 the 50th anniversary of the Focolare’s Parish Movement was celebrated in Vallo Torinese, Italy.[more]
On September 23 and 24 over a thousand young people converged on the Focolare town of Mariapolis Lia in Argentina, to take part in the 2017 youth festival in preparation for the upcoming Genfest 2018.[more]
Roberto Cipollone (Ciro), craftsman and artist, has his studio in Loppiano. He breathes life, meaning and beauty into discarded items. “An object comes my way and something happens inside of me; I just transform it.“
Manila, Philippines, 6-7-8 July 2018. © 2017 Focolare Movement – Youth for a United World
Four families from the Philippines, England, Vietnam and Russia, recount their experience lived at the “Loreto School” (Loppiano, Italy) which has hosted thousands of familes from all over the world for 35 years.
150 Km from Budapest, Hungarians, Roms and people of other nationalities meet to get to know one another, to share and to discover they are brothers and sisters.
Silence and humility seem to be outdated nowadays. Theologian Pasquale Foresi (1929-2015) reminds us of the particular importance for these virtues for our world today, and he invites us to look to the Blessed Virgin.[more]
Cindy reports from the Focolare community: “We got away and are now safe. My heart is in pieces for the people who lost everything. This is how we’re leaning what matters in life, certainly not material things. Up until today the death toll has risen to 31 and more than 400 missing.”[more]
The Marian Ecumenical Symposium was held on the occasion of the 3rd centenary celebration of Our Lady of Aparecida, and 500 years of the protestant Reformation: a new step in the ecumenical journey among Christians, Catholics and Lutherans.[more]