Brazil: Serving my people

Brazil: Serving my people

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.”

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Reporter of change

Reporter of change

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.

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Start Now! What Happens Next?

Start Now! What Happens Next?

Let’s take a closer look at what happened after the Start Now project in Palermo and La Spezia (Italy) and Huétor Tájar and Azpeitia (Spain).

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We cannot look away

We cannot look away

At a recent convention in Castel Gandolfo, close to Rome, we met the Italian film director, Fernando Muraca. “I want to offer the youth my experience of the incarnation of a great ideal into art.”

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The Focolare and the Unity of Christians

The Focolare and the Unity of Christians

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.

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Return to Syria

Return to Syria

A summary of New City’s interview with Robert Chelhod, a native of Aleppo, Syria, and local coordinator of the AMU projects. His hopes for the rebirth of his country.

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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.

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.

Chiara’s charism of unity, promoter of social reform

Chiara’s charism of unity, promoter of social reform

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the death of Chiara Lubich (14 March 2008-14 March 2018), the Focolare communities worldwide are preparing to celebrate it by renewing the commitment to inculcate the “charism of unity” in society.

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