The School for Oriental Religions, born from an inspiration of Chiara Lubich as the path towards interreligious dialogue in the Asian continent, gathered over 300 participants from various countries. The meeting focused on suffering as seen in Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity.[more]
Regaining trust and a culture of values is the hope of two women politicians from Argentina. Margarita Stolbizer and Cristina Calvo comment on the light of Chiara Lubich’s prophetic vision for the Latin American continent.[more]
In a hall of the Italian Parliament, at a gathering titled, “Chiara Lubich: Unity and Politics,” Chiara Lubich, the foundress of the Focolare was remembered on the 7th anniversary of her death, by reflecting on the effects of her charism on politics. #politics4unity[more]
Thousands of clothing items, hundreds of furnishings, sport equipment and much more has already arrived and been distributed by the Lionello Bonfanti Business Park, Loppiano, Italy.[more]
A group of young people from WYD begins a ‘mission’ on the peripheries of their own city, Juiz de Fora[more]
Vision, viewpoints, and stories will be underlying themes of the global event “Chiara Lubich: Unity and Politics”.
Like thousands of others, Iyad’s family had to unexpectedly abandon their home in Mosul and their country Iraq. A painful exile, made significant by the welcome in France of those who live the same ideal of unity.
A summary of Chiara’s talk at a symposium held at the United Nations Headquarters (New York), 28 May 1997: Toward a Unity of Nations and a Unity of Peoples. #politcs4unity
An extract of a talk given to a group of parliamentarians gathered in a hall at the House of Commons at Westminster, London, on June 22, 2004 #politics4unity
On March 12 – 15, the cities of Rome, Curitiba, Madrid, Seoul, and Strasbourg will host the main events of a four-day reflection on the political thought of Chiara Lubich, on this 7th anniversary of her death.[more]
In mid-February, a 5-day conference organized by the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, through the collaboration of the Focolare Movement, was held in Mariapolis Peace in Tagaytay to discuss peace-building programs in the region.[more]
From the heart of Shiite Islam a group of six female students visited the international town of the Focolare to deepen their knowledge of the spirituality of unity.[more]