North of Brazil

A wealth of culture and nature…

6th anniversary of Chiara Lubich

Many events will be held throughout the world to remember this charismatic figure and to deepen her spirituality.

North of Brazil

It is 50th anniversary celebration of the arrival of the Focolare Movement in the Amazon. At the meeting 1500 people were present along with Maria Voce and Giancarlo Faletti.

The Island of Santa Terezinha

A poor neighbourhood – once called “”Hell Island “ – becomes protagonist in the transformation of the social standing.

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Congo: The Gospel lived in the midst of armed conflict
Friday, March 28, 2014 |

During a Mariapolis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, many life experiences on the Gospel lived in the midst of conflicts were shared. Here is an experience on welcoming children who became orphans.

Recife. The Chiara Lubich Chair
Thursday, March 27, 2014
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March 25, 2014. The Chiara Lubich Chair is established at the Catholic University of Pernambuco (UNICAP) to promote the study of fraternity and humanism.

International Happiness Day
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 |

Excerpts from an interview by the regional United Nations Information Centre (UNRIC) with Prof Luigino Bruni, coordinator of the Economy of Communion Project

Living the Gospel: Being generous with each other
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Word of Life of this month invites us not to be stingy with the care and attention we give to those who cross our path: here are some concrete experiences.

Off to Brazil!
Sunday, March 23, 2014

March 22 – April 23, 2014. Focolare president Maria Voce visits several states in Brazil. She is expected to discuss with Focolare members, how the Movement can better respond to some urgent needs of the country. We begin with an overview of the Brazilian nation.

Chiara and Religions: Weavers of Unity
Friday, March 21, 2014 |

Rome, Italy. At the Pontifical Urbaniana University an array of witnesses from different religions, following a path of dialogue traced out by Chiara Lubich. Their private audience with Pope Francis.