On 11 November 2017, at the conference centre in Castel Gandolfo (Rome), the cause for the beatification and sanctification of the Italian politician, Domenico Mangano, was inaugurated through a Mass celebrated by Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. The request to initiate the cause was received by the Bishop of Albano, Msgr. Marcello Semeraro.[more]
In the presence of political, diplomatic, academic and religious leaders, the Ecoforleaders School of Higher Training for leadership in communion has opened its doors in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo[more]
The journey of a mother superior to Latin America was an opportunity for a retreat in Ecuador teaching the Focolare spirituality of unity, promoted by the Ecuadorian Religious Conference.[more]
The 50th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s first visit to the World Council of Churches is being commemorated on 9 November 2017. Rev. Dr Martin Robra of World Council of Churches (WCC) recalls the event.[more]
The situation has remained critical throughout the island after Hurricane Maria. Reconstruction comes through small, but concrete gestures of solidarity. The testimony of the Focolare community.[more]
Changing perspectives and embracing differences – the first step to building a more united world together
A teacher and ex- national hockey player, together with the Focolare community in Mumbai to which she belongs, gathers families and young people giving them the hope of a better future.
Cordoba – Argentina. What do a school principal and a Catholic Bishop have in common? A game that becomes a catalyst to help build – and mend – relationships.
From Chiara Lubich’s talk on the 20th anniversary of the Gen Movement at Castel Gandolfo, 2nd February 1987.
The Word of Life this month invites us to take on the Gospel logic of “going against the current.”[more]
At a meeting in October promoted by Religions for Peace in Rome, a group of Gen – young people of the Focolare – were volunteering. Here are some of their impressions after being encouraged by the pope.[more]
A twenty-four hour journey in the light: the experience of hundreds of young people at Loppiano, on October 28 and 29, who let themselves be guided and inspired by the extraordinary experience of the young Blessed Chiara Luce Badano.[more]