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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Indonesia: Meeting for young men and women religious
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Eighty young members of 18 congregations rediscover, in the light of the spirituality of unity, the roots of their charisms and the value of the fraternity lived in their communities.
Elio Cimmaruta
Monday, May 19, 2014 |
Giving your life out of love (March 28, 1952 – February 23, 2014)
Farewell Fr Casimiro
Monday, May 5, 2014 |
An important figure linked to to Chiara Lubich and the Focolare Movement has left us. Maria Voce’s announcement on the death of Fr Casimiro Bonetti.