Nothing that is done to safeguard nature and the environment is small. The children of Carvalhal de Vermilhas (Portugal) plant new trees in a forest destroyed by a bushfire last year.[more]
Twenty years after Chiara Lubich became an honorary citizen of Palermo, the Italian “capital of culture 2018” hosted a programme of events in the presence of Focolare President Maria Voce and Co-President Jesus Moran.[more]
A businesswoman, married with two children, Simona Rizzi is president of a consortium of Il Gruppo Tassano, Italy which operates according to the Economy of Communion.[more]
About 7,000 people of various creeds and traditions welcomed the Pope in the Focolare town.[more]
From the international town of Loppiano, Pope Francis launched an appeal to build together a new civilisation of alliance.[more]
A tangible response to the unemployment crisis from the nongovernmental organization Azione Mondo Unito (AMU) in Portugal, with the support of AMU International and the Economy of Communion
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.
From Loppiano, the international town of the Focolare Movement, Pope Francis launched an appeal to face the pressing needs of our time together.[more]
In just a few hours time Pope Francis will land in Loppiano. As the excitement mounts, the residents of this international Focolare town give voice to their hopes for this flying visit.[more]
The expectations for this visit go beyond Italian confines. At Loppiano (Florence) on 10 May, Pope Francis will meet a huge Focolare community representing the entire Movement. Maria Voce: “A repeatable model of coexistence based on evangelical principles.”[more]