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 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]
In Venezuela, due to the worsening economic crisis and serious lack of basic essentials, many families are forced to leave the country. Ofelia and Armando, upon leaving their country, were received in the community of the Focolare of Lima (Peru).[more]
A Brazilian actor’s career is interrupted through a sudden illness which progressively leaves him immobilised. “My life was re-modelled by God’s hands.”
Through a voluntary gesture of solidarity, Dino Impagliazzo, a member of the Focolare Movement, gave rise to RomAmor, an association dedicated to the care of homeless people. The initiative, which started out from the Tuscolana Station in Rome. has reached other points in the city, creating spaces of mutual love and solidarity.
Today, 14 March, marks the 10th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s passing. We publish a short video showing her extraordinary life: from the little city of Trent, in the north of Italy, right up to “the very ends of the earth”. It illustrates her discovery of God as Love, during World War II, and the development of a spirituality of communion suited to today’s times, fruit of the gift of the charism of unity for the Church and humanity.
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.
The personal testimony of Del de Sousa from Macau, regarding her participation at Genfest 1980 held at Flaminio Stadium in Rome, Italy, which was entitled “For a United World”.[more]
Married in church after 18 years of civil marriage, their family became an opportunity for them to serve others. They worked full-time at a home for families, put it up for rent and moved to the international school for families in Loppiano.[more]
A trip with lots of stopovers for the group from Social-One in Uruguay and Brazil. An experience of life, learning, comparing and interpreting the social reality within a framework of listening to one another in accordance with the charism of Chiara Lubich.[more]