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Communion between ecclesial movements and new communities is something new in the history of the Church, but it has spread rapidly in all parts of the world.

History: Pentecost ’98

Pentecoste'98, Piazza S.PietroOn the 30th of May 1998, the Vigil of Pentecost, John Paul II invited the Movements and new Communities to Rome where they gathered in Saint Peter’s Square to give a united testimony. It was an historic event that brought together the members and founders of movements. These movements are the fruit of a particular charism, given by the Holy Spirit, to the Church and to humankind in response to the needs of our time.  

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Daily Life
Focolare Priests Assembly
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 |
The Assembly of Focolarini Priests and Deacons was held from 13 to 17 October. There were 90 participants from 30 countries representing about 800 members of 140 priest-focolare units worldwide. The new director was elected. The assembly took stock of the last six years, in the perspective of the future.
From Rwanda to the Synod on the Family
Monday, October 20, 2014
Lay people Dieudonne and Emerthe Gatsinga from Africa were invited to share with Pope Francis and the Synod members, their experience in marriage preparation
Chiara Lubich: “This is how I saw the Pope”
Sunday, October 19, 2014
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.