Since 2016, the country has been going through a very serious socio-political crisis, especially in the Anglophone region where Fontem, and the Focolare’s permanent Mariapolis are located. Despite the difficulties, its testimony of unity continues.[more]
A new episode of the history of the Genfest. 1985. Fifth edition, “Many roads towards a united world,” at the Palaeur in Rome, with 20,000 youths from all over the world. The music group “Factor One” formed by three students of Dublin participate with the unforgettable “Yes to You.” The words of Padraic Gilligan, the group’s vocalist and guitarist.[more]
Ecclesiastic movements and communities side by side in a study day entitled “Charisms and institutions,” dedicated to the relationship between “hierarchical gifts” for the life of the Church..[more]
At the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, we are proposing the story of Peter Grimheden: a Swedish pediatrician, Lutheran and a focolarino. An example of concrete unity.[more]
This month’s Word of Life invites us to build bridges and heal fractured relationships.[more]
Changing perspectives and embracing differences – the first step to building a more united world together
A teacher and ex- national hockey player, together with the Focolare community in Mumbai to which she belongs, gathers families and young people giving them the hope of a better future.
Cordoba – Argentina. What do a school principal and a Catholic Bishop have in common? A game that becomes a catalyst to help build – and mend – relationships.
From Chiara Lubich’s talk on the 20th anniversary of the Gen Movement at Castel Gandolfo, 2nd February 1987.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an invitation to find throughout the year, the opportunities to share in the progress of the communion between churches and pray together for the fullness of unity. In (Italy) an ecumenical cycling event to give respect to all creation.[more]
Gisella Calliari, one of the first focolarinas, passed away today, on January 20 at the age of 97. Her long life was continually aimed at the realization of Jesus’s dream: that all be one.[more]
During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity we offer some thoughts from the Catholic theologian Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994), who sees in the reciprocal aspect of the Christian life a common path for all Christians who are in search of unity in the one Spirit.[more]