Hope in sight for Aleppo

Hope in sight for Aleppo

The testimony of Syrians Jean and Vivian, who have set up a learning centre for handicap children.

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Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

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Today, 14 March, marks the 10th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s passing. We publish a short video showing her extraordinary life: from the little city of Trent, in the north of Italy, right up to “the very ends of the earth”. It illustrates her discovery of God as Love, during World War II, and the development of a spirituality of communion suited to today’s times, fruit of the gift of the charism of unity for the Church and humanity.Anniversary_logo

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Engaged couples: The strength of personal witness

Engaged couples: The strength of personal witness

What is there to say to those who are about to get married, which they don’t already know or think they know? The testimony of those who have already gone down this track, confirming that love is the best resource even when the going gets rough.

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From Syria to Syria

From Syria to Syria

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Anniversary_logoWe publish summary of the New City’s interview with Robert Chelhod, a native of Aleppo, Syria, and local coordinator of the AMU projects. His hopes for the rebirth of his country.

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Bolivia: They believed in me

Bolivia: They believed in me

Anniversary_logoThe testimony of Miriam: Assisted with her studies at a community centre run by the Focolare, she decided to return the favour by helping others, especially children who are going through problems.

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Switzerland: What way should I follow?

Switzerland: What way should I follow?

What if my life becomes a gift for the others? 22 Swiss young people participated in a weekend event in the Alps of Valais to discover what lies “behind the scenes” of the Focolare way.

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Thank you, Gis!

Thank you, Gis!

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Gisella Calliari, one of the first focolarinas, passed away today, on January 20 at the age of 97. Her long life was continually aimed at the realization of Jesus’s dream: that all be one.

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