Who is Chiara?
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On December 7, 1943, the young teacher, Silvia Lubich, would never have imagined that a few decades later so many personalities from the civil and religious worlds – including four popes – would have spoken quite striking words about her and her spiritual family.

She didn’t have any idea what she would live and see during the 88 years of her life. She didn’t have any idea that millions of people would follow her. She didn’t know that she would reach 182 nations with her ideal.

Could she ever have thought that she would inaugurate a new season of communion in the Church and that she would open channels of ecumenical dialogue that had never before been used?

Much less could she have imagined that her spiritual family would welcome in the faithful of other religions and people without any religious affiliation. Quite the contrary: She never thought of starting a movement.

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Μελέτες e Μάθε να χάνεις: First books by Chiara Lubich in Greek
Thursday, October 30, 2014
 
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Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholemew I puts his signature to the Preface of "Meditations," the first publication by Chiara Lubich to be translated in Greek. Presented in Cyprus, Greece, along with her book "Saper perdere".
Chiara Lubich: “This is how I saw the Pope”
Sunday, October 19, 2014
 
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Beatification of Giovanni Battista Montini, the Pope who implemented the Vatican Council. We propose excerpts of an interview given by Chiara Lubich to Città Nuova and published on September 25, 1977.
Teresa of Avila and the Charism of Unity
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
 
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The Carmelite theologian, Jesús Castellano, in the volume, “The exterior castle, the novelty of the spirituality of Chiara Lubich,” compares the spirituality of the two women. On the feast of the Spanish saint, we are proposing an excerpt.
 
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