The new wave of violence has not stopped Pope Francis from asserting that he wishes to go to the Bangui capital to open the cathedral’s holy door for the experience of fraternity among families[more]
In Africa, as in many parts of the world, women are the (hidden) backbone of the economy. Émerence and Albertine became successful micro-entrepreneurs thanks to an ”invisible” partner[more]
Twenty years from her death, some unpublished notes of Giosi Guella, written in 1944 at the beginnings of the Focolare Movement. A biography by Catherina Ruggiu from the Chiara Lubich Centre.[more]
Toshiko Tsuhako, from Okinowa, was 12 years old when Hiroshima and Nagasaki were destroyed by nuclear attacks. The memory of the war continues to impel her to build peace in the world.[more]
The convention on “Nostra Aetate” held at the Gregorian Pontifical University reflects on the encounter between men and women of different religious traditions and the commitment to peace.[more]
Video highlights of the event
A Syrian family share how they are welcomed in Austria by the Syro-Orthodox Church together with the Focolare community.
A 16 year old girl from Houston, Texas, shares how she lives with Crohn’s Disease, overcoming her fears. An experience which emanates strength and light.
A video which relates the story of the relationship that exists between the Patriarch of Constantinople and the Focolare Movement, starting back from the profound encounters between Patriarch Athenagoras, Pope Paul VI and Chiara Lubich.
An entrepreneur at the side of every young person, to accompany their first steps in the business world. The workshop was intended to open new paths to the EoC in the city where the project first began.[more]
“So that all may be one,” Jesus’ prayer before he died, is the chosen phrase to be lived out during the month of November. Here are some brief experiences from those who have already sought to put it into practice.[more]
The German theologian, Klaus Hemmerle (1929 – 1994), described the profile of the saints in one of his homilies in 1993 when he was the Bishop of Aachen. He spoke about anonymous saints, mostly unknown, but certainly well known in God’s eyes.[more]