The story of Lina, from the Church of Cyprus, and the discovery of a Christianity that goes beyond externals.[more]
More than 5,000 people from all over the country and belonging to more than 60 ecclesial movements gather “together” for the first time in Puebla. Giving visibility, awareness and unity to the commitment amongst the laity to the reconstruction of the social fabric of Mexico.[more]
The testimony of Beatriz Sarkis, a Brazilian focolarina, on the process that was begun between the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the World Evanglical Alliance. It is in the local community that a common witness can be given.[more]
From 5 September to 3 November, the band will travel for 15,700 km and stage 14 concerts with the participation of 1,400 young people.[more]
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I awarded an honorary doctoral degree in the culture of unity from the Sophia University Institute for “his service to the unity of the human family”.[more]
A Syrian family share how they are welcomed in Austria by the Syro-Orthodox Church together with the Focolare community.
A 16 year old girl from Houston, Texas, shares how she lives with Crohn’s Disease, overcoming her fears. An experience which emanates strength and light.
A video which relates the story of the relationship that exists between the Patriarch of Constantinople and the Focolare Movement, starting back from the profound encounters between Patriarch Athenagoras, Pope Paul VI and Chiara Lubich.
An exhibition held in support of victims in war-torn countries. It consists of a wall composed of handmade tiles which can be lifted off and taken home. Joelma Regis, the project creator, explains: “We are all connected and together we can help tear down the walls of indifference in our everyday lives.”
The prize was officially awarded on 2 October 2015, at the European Parliament in Luxembourg.[more]
Fifty years from the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council, a book illustrates that period which marked a decisive turning point in the history of the Catholic Church and its relationship with the world. Caterina Ruggiu of the Chiara Lubich Centre presents an outline.[more]
Maria Angélica and Luis, from Bogota, are two of the 18 couples taking part in the Synod on the Family at the Vatican (October 4-25, 2015). They share their family’s experience of working in a marginalised quarter of their city where they assist and accompany other couples.[more]