Italy: with the warmth of its people

Italy: with the warmth of its people

Italy, Chiara Lubich’s native country and starting point of the Charism of Unity’s diffusion throughout the world, paid homage to the founder of the Focolare Movement with the warmth of a people and a culture that know how to look its present-day challenges in the eye.

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Colombia: diversify to generate development

Colombia: diversify to generate development

A priest’s act of fellowship transformed a failing coffee plantation into a real business named Acedeco Padevi. It is community led and inspired by the principles of the Economy of Communion. Choosing the diversify the production process lead to greater sharing, new jobs and the development of the business, while respecting the environment.

Open hands

Open hands

Gly is a very young teacher who lives in Manila. She was very a very poor child when she came into contact with the Bukas Palad Social Center. It was an encounter that changed her life.

New to the Bookshelves: latest publications on Chiara Lubich

New to the Bookshelves: latest publications on Chiara Lubich

For the 3rd anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s last goodbye here on earth, 3 new books hit the shelves: a biography, a walk through her native city of Trent and an anthology of writings on the Will of God. This latter is a collection put together after Chiara’s death and includes many unpublished works. Three Italian publications, later to be released in other languages.

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