“Public administration and commitment for fraternity: today’s challenge,” the convention promoted by Communion and Law and New Humanity at Castel Gandolfo (Rome, 24-26 November), gathered magistrates, lawyers, executives and officers from various parts of the world.[more]
On May 17, 1980, 40,000 young people from around were gathered at the Flaminio Stadium in Rome, Italy. On May 18th, they met in Saint Peter’s Square with Pope John Paul II. Below is Patrizia’s recount of her first Genfest.[more]
Leaving behind everything for a year, to grow together as a family was the brave decision of ten families from many countries of the world, who return home completely transformed by the Gospel.[more]
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.[more]
HabitAndando is a workshop that has been taking Colombian students and professors from the Colombia University of Architecture in Colombia, to Italy. This year it took Colombian students and their professors to the Italian University of Annunzio di Pescara.[more]
The children of the Focolare speak about the meaning of Christmas
From Chiara Lubich’s talk on the 20th anniversary of the Gen Movement at Castel Gandolfo, 2nd February 1987.
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.
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.[more]
After working hard alongside others in preparing and carrying out Pope Francis’s visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, the local Focolare communities are now getting ready to focus their efforts on putting his message into practice.[more]
The Word of Life of December (Luke 1.38) invites us to place ourselves generously at the service of those in need, and respond immediately with the promptness of Mary of Nazareth.[more]