At the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, we are proposing the story of Peter Grimheden: a Swedish pediatrician, Lutheran and a focolarino. An example of concrete unity.[more]
This month’s Word of Life invites us to build bridges and heal fractured relationships.[more]
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an invitation to find throughout the year, the opportunities to share in the progress of the communion between churches and pray together for the fullness of unity. In (Italy) an ecumenical cycling event to give respect to all creation.[more]
Gisella Calliari, one of the first focolarinas, passed away today, on January 20 at the age of 97. Her long life was continually aimed at the realization of Jesus’s dream: that all be one.[more]
During the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity we offer some thoughts from the Catholic theologian Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994), who sees in the reciprocal aspect of the Christian life a common path for all Christians who are in search of unity in the one Spirit.[more]
The travel diary of Adriana Avellaneda, a focolarina from Colombia who lives in Italy. Her diary takes us to her own land to meet people who experience and promote peace processes in very complex situations.
This year’s edition of the Genfest will be held for the first time outside Europe, in the Philippines. The Gen, the young people of the Focolare share their vision for it: “Our wish is that hope will extend out to the whole world from Manila, a seed that will grow into a tree.” “We want to build relationships based on universal brotherhood in order to transform the society around us”. The project “Hands for Humanity” will be launched during the event.
Marriage can bring unexpected challenges, and no one knows this better than Giulio and Pina. 22 years ago, on a day like any other, a sudden stroke changed everything. Produced by Marco Aleotti and Giulio Mainenti, this video tells part of their story.
Changing perspectives and embracing differences – the first step to building a more united world together
The guidelines and characteristics of the Focolare Movement’s ecumenical commitment in the reflection, “universal brotherhood is an irreversible path,” of the Co-President, Jesús Morán.[more]
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25) is provides an excellent opportunity to know one another better. The story of a young Syro-Orthodox Christian who discovers in the Focolare a way to contribute toward unity with her own life.[more]
Many young people of the Focolare Movement are among the 15,000 volunteers who have been working for some time now in the organisation of Pope Francis’s trip to Chile and Peru. “An unforgettable experience.”[more]