From Egypt to Colombia and Italy. A few flashes of Gospel life that help to put this month’s Word of Life into practice.[more]
As Christmas draws near we offer these throughts from Igino Giordani. He reminds us that first proclamation of the Gospel was a promise of peace[more]
Super Soccer World 2014, a worldwide soccer tournament for teens who would like to use sports as an instrument for building relationships and for peace among different countries. There were 56 teams involved from various cities around the world.[more]
“Alcide De Gasperi and politics as a profession”[more]
This appeal emerged from the meeting between the Focolare Movement and the Islamic community of Udine: mutual acquaintance serves as an education path to peace and intercultural dialogue.[more]
It has been one year since the super typhoon Yolanda- Haiyan hit our country on November 8, 2013.[more]
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.
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!!
Several testimonies from a country which has not been at peace for decades, where people are engaged in the difficult task of peace building.
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.
Fraternity and unity among Christians as a “bright and attractive sign of the common faith in Our Lord, Jesus Christ”: this is what Pope Francis said to the participants of the Ecumenical Convention of Bishops, Friends of the Focolare Movement, who were received in an audience this morning. A report by Vatican Radio.[more]
The Focolari‘s best wishes for the 100th anniversary of Fr. Kentenich’s Movement. Pope Francis: “A Church without Mary is an orphanage”.[more]
Dominique Djire and Aurora Oliveira live at the two focolare houses in Bobo-Dioulasso. We reached them by phone during this period of national chaos.[more]