A bigger family

A bigger family

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).

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The story of José Pintor

The story of José Pintor

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.”

RomaAmor: Everyone’s city

RomaAmor: Everyone’s city

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.

Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

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.Anniversary_logo

Colombia – Truth in reconciliation

Colombia – Truth in reconciliation

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.

I was at Genfest 1980

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I was at Genfest 1980

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”. Logo Genfest

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Family life: The challenge of Rosy and Leo

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Family life: The challenge of Rosy and Leo

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.

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