From the Focolare Community in Athens

From the Focolare Community in Athens

The situation in Athens has turned dramatic with the arrival of thousands of refugees. There is talk of a humanitarian crisis, exacerbated by the closure of the Balkan route. Service infrastructures are lacking, but the solidarity is unstoppable.

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A story from the Macedonian border

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A story from the Macedonian border

Italian Religious Information Service (SIR) interview with Dolores Poletto from the Focolare Movement in Skopje, Macedonia. Her account of the refugees stranded in Idomeni, Greece: “In that cold and mud I saw a humanity that was wounded.”

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Lebanon. Chiara got us to live the Gospel

Lebanon. Chiara got us to live the Gospel

In 1975 a war began in Lebanon that would last for 16 long years. It was the dramatic backdrop to the seeds of peace which Chiara Lubich went on planting in Focolare the members of that land.

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A light in the slums

A light in the slums

Mathare, a slum of 500,000 people in Nairobi, Kenya. Some Focolare families transform the chapel into a school building during the week, helping to change the lives of children and families. Now they have a future!!

A path towards reconciliation in Myanmar

A path towards reconciliation in Myanmar

We look at this country through the testimony of some members of the Focolare community: their work for refugees and their daily commitment to build a better and more peaceful future.

The Balkan War: Chiara was at our side

The Balkan War: Chiara was at our side

It has been twenty five years since the outbreak of the conflict that devastated the people of ex-Jugoslavia. Through words and gestures of peace, Chiara Lubich always remained close to the people. 

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Voices Joining For Peace

Voices Joining For Peace

Twenty years after the awarding of the UNESCO Peace Education Prize on Chiara Lubich and on the 8th anniversary of her death (March 14, 2008), an event at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, proposes the culture of dialogue as a means of peace.

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