2500 educators from all over the world addressed the issue of Christian education today. Experiences and good practice even in frontier locations. The objective, as Pope Francis urged, is a complete education, with open horizons.[more]
Silvana Veronesi left this world on December 2, 2015. She was amongst the first group that gathered around Chiara Lubich. She witnessed the growth of the Focolare Movement from its first beginnings. She was born in Trieste, Italy, in 1929.[more]
The last two days of the Ecumenical Bishop Friends of the Focolare Meeting held at the Fanar, the seat of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church, for the feast day of Saint Andrew. The parallels, for Bartholomew I, with Chiara Lubich.[more]
At the end of the 34th Convention of Bishops of 16 Christian Churches, friends of the Focolare gathered in Istanbul; the speech of Cardinal Kurt Koch outlines the perspectives of the ecumenical undertaking. Our interview with him.[more]
December 1, 2015. Bangui, spiritual capital of the world. “Listening to a land like this which has shed so much innocent blood being called the spiritual capital of the world, was like seeing God coming down to meet us.” The testimony of Geneviève Sanzé from the Central African Republic.[more]
A young couple decided to spend their honeymoon in Amman and did six weeks voluntary work for Caritas Jordan
The Focolare community in Perth are involved in a joint initiative with the Melkite Greek Catholic Church and the Chinese community to help some families who arrived as refugees from Syria and Iraq. A telephone linkup with Clarissa Urban.
The Host Spot Project involved 55 young people from 9 countries in Europe and the Middle East, who went to Jordan to get to know refugee families.
Other people’s needs become our own. At Embu, near Nairobi, everyone becomes a friend.
Simon Peter Okello, a young journalist from Uganda, reports on the unforgettable visit of Pope Francis: the memorable event itself together with the memory of the martyrs.[more]
Advent makes us contemplate on the disarming mystery of a God who exposes himself for each one of us. A reflection of Pasquale Foresi (1929-2015), the first focolarino priest and Co-President of the Focolare.[more]
A country of immense beauty and natural resources, but also full of challenges. The message: work in synergy for forgiveness and peace, paying special attention to the youth and the environment.[more]