What Pope Francis said in his message on the occasion of the opening of the cause for the beatification and canonisation of the founder of the Focolare, from today onwards a “Servant of God.”[more]
Maria Voce to Vatican Radio. The Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Chiara Lubich opens on January 27 in the Cathedral of Frascati (Rome). Watch the live streaming event , from 4.00-6.00 p.m. Italian time, with translations in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese: http://live.focolare.org[more]
Tiziana, currently attending the Congress for Adherents of the Focolare Movement at Castel Gandolfo, shares her discovery of other ‘sources of God’ that have brought her to Him.[more]
Giuseppe Maria Zanghi, one of Chiara Lubich’s first companions, passed away on Friday, 23 January 2015.[more]
The developer and director of the Oriental Churches of Regensburg, passed away last 10 January. Since his youth he had embraced the spirituality of the Focolare. A great loss for the ecumenical world.[more]
Vision, viewpoints, and stories will be underlying themes of the global event “Chiara Lubich: Unity and Politics”.
Like thousands of others, Iyad’s family had to unexpectedly abandon their home in Mosul and their country Iraq. A painful exile, made significant by the welcome in France of those who live the same ideal of unity.
A summary of Chiara’s talk at a symposium held at the United Nations Headquarters (New York), 28 May 1997: Toward a Unity of Nations and a Unity of Peoples. #politcs4unity
An extract of a talk given to a group of parliamentarians gathered in a hall at the House of Commons at Westminster, London, on June 22, 2004 #politics4unity
First prize awarded to the French city of Cannes. Other recognitions given to the Italian comunes of San Severino, Tolentino nelle Marche and the comune of Trieste. A conference on Rome’s Capitoline Hill focuses attention on social cohesion in the city.[more]
At the conclusion of the visit of Pope Francis in this Asian country, many echoes reached us here at the editorial office. We are publishing some of them which highlight the extraordinary effects of his visit.[more]
The ceremony will take place on a 27 January at 4 p.m. in the Frascati Cathedral (RM).[more]