The Focolare Movement has also responded to the Pope’s appeal for a “Day of the Poor”. Pope Francis had established it on last November 19th. A look at some of the efforts from the North to the South of Italy.[more]
The personal testimony of someone who was present at Genfest 1975, held in conjunction with the Holy Year in Rome. There were 20,000 young people, from all 5 continents, gathered at Palaeur Stadium. Chiara Lubich presented them to Pope Paul VI: “A new world is born.”[more]
In the upcoming World Day for Children’s rights (20 November), some reflections of the German theologian, Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994)[more]
Changing the rules of the economic system not only to address poverty, but to build a system whereby the number of people living in poverty decreases. A challenge launched in Brussels at the Economy of Communion seminar.[more]
(Italiano) L’11 novembre 2017 a Castelgandolfo (Roma), si è aperta la causa di beatificazione e canonizzazione del politico italiano, con una celebrazione eucaristica presieduta dal card. João Braz de Aviz, Prefetto della Congregazione per gli Istituti di Vita Consacrata e le Società di Vita Apostolica . La domanda di dare inizio alla causa era stata accolta il 9 marzo scorso dal vescovo di Albano, mons. Marcello Semeraro.[more]
Study camps and workshops were held over a three-month period by young people of the Focolare Movement in various parts of the world during which they devoted space and time to contribute to the transformation of their own cities.
Forgiveness and dialogue, genuine ‘weapons’ for unity in the country.
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.
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.“
In the presence of political, diplomatic, academic and religious leaders, the Ecoforleaders School of Higher Training for leadership in communion has opened its doors in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo[more]
The journey of a mother superior to Latin America was an opportunity for a retreat in Ecuador teaching the Focolare spirituality of unity, promoted by the Ecuadorian Religious Conference.[more]
The 50th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s first visit to the World Council of Churches is being commemorated on 9 November 2017. Rev. Dr Martin Robra of World Council of Churches (WCC) recalls the event.[more]