The Focolare Movement expresses its gratitude to Pope Benedict XVI for his life that has been totally dedicated to the Church and humanity, with a special edition of the New Humanity Journal.[more]
Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994), once Bishop of Aachen (Germany), proposes “four steps” to recognise and embrace the face of Jesus forsaken in every suffering.[more]
Holy Thursday highlights the role of the priest, and the Vinea Mea Spirituality Center in Loppiano, Italy, has trained more than 4,000 priests and seminarians in a spirit of communion.[more]
Focolare International Centre (April 6-7, 2017). A conference comprised of experts from different countries and cultures examines intercultural similarities and differences.[more]
News received from the Focolare community on location. Two churches have been hit, in Tanta and Alexandria with 45 dead and 118 injured. The Holy Father’s prayer.[more]
Régine, herself an immigrant from the Democratic Republic of Congo, goes beyond her personal drama and transforms her suffering into ideas and projects for others in need.
True love means giving freely without self-interest: a few characteristics of genuine dialogue Chiara Lubich mentioned when she met with friends of non-religious beliefs at Castel Gandolfo on 8th February 1998.
While United World Week 2017 is at the countdown stage, here is a proposal for peace launched by Chiara Lubich to thousands of young people, from 92 nations, representatives of various faiths and cultures, who gathered at the Coliseum in Rome on 26 May 2002.
Tina and Sandro are building fraternity with migrants. “F CR Project” not only provides basic needs, but also art forms that feed people’s souls.
April 1 – 4, 2017. Days of intense work at the New Humanity’s annual seminar assembly in Castel Gandolfo, Italy.[more]
Strong rains caused three rivers to overflow their banks in the south of the country. A mudslide hit the town of Mocoa, wiping out entire neighbourhoods, with many dead, wounded and lost. The local Focolare community writes.[more]
In Central America, Jaime and his friends propose paths of peace in the face of inner-city violence, while Vietnamese teacher, Tuong, teaches children the Gospel art of loving. Small signs of social change.[more]