Overlooking the Persian Gulf, Dubai is the capital of one of seven emirates which form the United Arab Emirates. In February of this year, the Focolare community in this city hosted a “temporary Focolare”.[more]
A group of Focolare young people, the prison administration of Rebibbia’s Adult Prison and a committee of detainees.[more]
Respect for workers and the law are more important than profit. This is a story about the courage Letizia Mombelli showed in running her company[more]
The story of Maria, who teaches Italian language in one of Paris’ most violent neighbourhoods. Her meeting with the charism of Chiara Lubich inspired her approach to these at-risk youth .[more]
Great expectations for the visit of Pope Francis, next 10 May. Interview with Daniele Casprini, one of the heads of the first town of the Focolare, which today counts about 1,000 inhabitants.[more]
A Brazilian actor’s career is interrupted through a sudden illness which progressively leaves him immobilised. “My life was re-modelled by God’s hands.”
Through a voluntary gesture of solidarity, Dino Impagliazzo, a member of the Focolare Movement, gave rise to RomAmor, an association dedicated to the care of homeless people. The initiative, which started out from the Tuscolana Station in Rome. has reached other points in the city, creating spaces of mutual love and solidarity.
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.
The travel diary of Adriana Avellaneda, a focolarina from Colombia who lives in Italy. Her diary takes us to her own land to meet people who experience and promote peace processes in very complex situations.
On the Feast of Divine Mercy, celebrated on Sunday 8th April in the Catholic Church, we publish some excerpts from a talk given by Alba Sgariglia of the Chiara Lubich Centre in Rome.[more]
George, who has lived in South East Asia for 28 years, between Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, spent Easter in Saigon. We publish the story he sent us.[more]
For the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace declared by the United Nations, we interviewed Paolo Cipolli, the director of Sportmeet. The group is a network of sports professionals committed to bringing the ideal of unity into sports culture[more]