Changing the rules of the economic system not only to address poverty, but to build a system whereby the number of people living in poverty decreases. A challenge launched in Brussels at the Economy of Communion seminar.[more]
On 11 November 2017, at the conference centre in Castel Gandolfo (Rome), the cause for the beatification and sanctification of the Italian politician, Domenico Mangano, was inaugurated through a Mass celebrated by Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. The request to initiate the cause was received by the Bishop of Albano, Msgr. Marcello Semeraro.[more]
In the presence of political, diplomatic, academic and religious leaders, the Ecoforleaders School of Higher Training for leadership in communion has opened its doors in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo[more]
The journey of a mother superior to Latin America was an opportunity for a retreat in Ecuador teaching the Focolare spirituality of unity, promoted by the Ecuadorian Religious Conference.[more]
The 50th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s first visit to the World Council of Churches is being commemorated on 9 November 2017. Rev. Dr Martin Robra of World Council of Churches (WCC) recalls the event.[more]
The children of the Focolare speak about the meaning of Christmas
From Chiara Lubich’s talk on the 20th anniversary of the Gen Movement at Castel Gandolfo, 2nd February 1987.
Study camps and workshops were held over a three-month period by young people of the Focolare Movement in various parts of the world during which they devoted space and time to contribute to the transformation of their own cities.
Forgiveness and dialogue, genuine ‘weapons’ for unity in the country.
The situation has remained critical throughout the island after Hurricane Maria. Reconstruction comes through small, but concrete gestures of solidarity. The testimony of the Focolare community.[more]
The Word of Life this month invites us to take on the Gospel logic of “going against the current.”[more]
At a meeting in October promoted by Religions for Peace in Rome, a group of Gen – young people of the Focolare – were volunteering. Here are some of their impressions after being encouraged by the pope.[more]