Eradicating hunger in the world and contributing to the growth of all peoples are some of the objectives of the United Nations that are pursued through its Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). The young people from the Focolare have also become involved.[more]
“An ideal that makes history” After the fall of the Berlin Wall, 20 thousand young people from both Eastern and Western Europe and other parts of the world, come together for the first time.[more]
Every gesture of love is a sip at the source of the Gospel.[more]
The narration of Councilor for Culture and Tourism in Guaramiranga, in the State of Ceará: “I drew strength from the Gospel for my commitment to my city.”[more]
A month after she left us for heaven, we remember Gisella (Gis) Calliari who was a close collaborator of Chiara Lubich in the founding of the Focolare, and who was a protagonist, right from the start, of the birth of the charism of unity into the world.[more]
A tangible response to the unemployment crisis from the nongovernmental organization Azione Mondo Unito (AMU) in Portugal, with the support of AMU International and the Economy of Communion
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 second phase of the Breaking Rays Project has just concluded among a group of young people in the field of communications, developing professional skills that will equip them for promoting a more united world.[more]
Lent is a time for reflection. We offer some thoughts by Klaus Hemmerle (1929-1994), regarding the earthly journey of Jesus, who in taking upon himself the emptiness of the world revealed the depths of our human nature.[more]
What is there to say to those who are about to get married, which they don’t already know or think they know? The testimony of those who have already gone down this track, confirming that love is the best resource even when the going gets rough.[more]