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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Vittoria Salizzoni, a biography
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 |
Aletta recounts . . . thirty years with Chiara Lubich
The courage to be educators
Thursday, July 4, 2013 |
One initiative in dealing with the educational crisis is the publication of a new book by educator, Michele De Beni, in preparation for the “Learning Fraternity” congress scheduled for September 2013
Brazil: Travelling Exhibition on Chiara Lubich
Monday, June 24, 2013
Five years after the death of Chiara Lubich, south Brazil remembers her with a travelling exhibition. Her influence in ecclesial and civil environments in that region of Brazil.