Dubai: at the top

Dubai: at the top

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”.

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Strength to rise up again

Strength to rise up again

A group of Focolare young people, the prison administration of Rebibbia’s Adult Prison and a committee of detainees.

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Teaching in the Paris periphery

Teaching in the Paris periphery

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 .

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The story of José Pintor

The story of José Pintor

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.”

RomaAmor: Everyone’s city

RomaAmor: Everyone’s city

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.

Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

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

Colombia – Truth in reconciliation

Colombia – Truth in reconciliation

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.

Easter even in Saigon

Easter even in Saigon

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.

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