Interview with Maria Voce, Focolare President

Interview with Maria Voce, Focolare President

A former lawyer and a fixture on the Rome scene since 2008, Maria Voce may well be the most powerful woman in the Catholic Church, in part because she’s not really that interested in what would traditionally be considered “women’s issues.”

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Christians and Muslims in call for dialogue at #DoYouCare youth weekend

Christians and Muslims in call for dialogue at #DoYouCare youth weekend

A group of 80 Christian and Muslim young people called for dialogue as a means to grow in mutual understanding and build bridges among people from different cultures and faith backgrounds, as they met for an event entitled ‘Multiculturalism – Interfaith – Dialogue: #DoYouCare?’ at the Focolare Centre for Unity in Welwyn Garden City last weekend.

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Zooming in on the Ukraine

Zooming in on the Ukraine

Since the height of the protests in February 2014 to the 5000 deaths in one year: Father Mychayl’s read on the tragedy in Ukraine and prospects of fraternity.

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Kenya – A light in the slums

Kenya – A light in the slums

Mathare, a slum of 500,000 people in Nairobi, Kenya. Some Focolare families transform the chapel into a school building during the week, helping to change the lives of children and families. Now they have a future!!

Myanmar. “Without love, how could I forgive?”

Myanmar. “Without love, how could I forgive?”

The story of May Han. During the Saffron Revolution her husband who was active in defending human rights, was arrested and died in prison. In the darkness of her pain the light of God’s love brings forgiveness.

An Unstoppable Generation

A thousand Gen2 from around the world gather in Castel Gandolfo, Italy, for their world congress and to remember one of their own: Chiara Luce Badano.

Living the Gospel. Welcome one another no matter what

Living the Gospel. Welcome one another no matter what

From diversity of opinions to disappointments, from mistakes to forgiveness, there are so many occasions where we can experience the beauty of mutual acceptance. Some flashes from life, which bring us back to February’s Word of Life: “Welcome one another.”

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Leaders of different Churches gather at Focolare Centre for Unity

Leaders of different Churches gather at Focolare Centre for Unity

On Wednesday this week, a group of 14 Bishops came together – Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Coptic Orthodox from different parts of England. The ecumenical gathering also included the General Secretary of Churches Together in England, Revd David Cornick, himself a United Reformed minister.

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Thank you, Peppuccio!

Thank you, Peppuccio!

Giuseppe Maria Zanghi, one of Chiara Lubich’s first companions, passed away on Friday, 23 January 2015.

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