God is close to those who suffer

God is close to those who suffer

From a conference call by the Founder of the Focolare Movement at Christmas 1986 in which Chiara Lubich encouraged everyone to remember people who were on their own, ill, or suffering spiritually and help them offer their suffering as a precious gift to the Child born in Bethlehem.

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At the Heart of the Caribbean

At the Heart of the Caribbean

From Venezuela to Cuba and Puerto Rico, countries facing the Caribbean Sea are tested by a strong social crisis, as well as the catastrophic effects of Hurricaine Maria. In the midst of this difficult situation there are many examples of courage and solidarity. News from the Focolare community.

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Italy: Family in the digital age

Italy: Family in the digital age

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.

An essential feature of true fraternity

An essential feature of true fraternity

The theologian Pasquale Foresi (1929-2015) writing on the Christian virtue of obedience today, saw Mary, the Mother of Jesus, as the model of those who by obeying people obeyed God alone.

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