It has been one year since the super typhoon Yolanda- Haiyan hit our country on November 8, 2013.[more]
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]
In the widespread crisis that is weakening the values of our postmodern society, the family as a “resource” will manage to achieve its best. Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, gave this interview to the Italian daily newspaper “Avvenire”, while the Synod on the Family was gathering momentum.[more]
Saving a young boy from the drugs, opening one’s house to a mother and baby in need, accompanying the sick: the Focolare community in Dumaguete is doing its best to live like a family.[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.
Maria Emmaus Voce is elected for the second consecutive term as president of the Focolare Movement. Five hundred representatives from around the world took part in the election that was held this week at the Focolare’s General Assembly.[more]
As the momentum builds up for the Referendum in Scotland, Edi Duncan argues that this is an opportunity for real dialogue amongst those with opposing views.[more]
Second week of the General Assembly 2014. Recapping the first stage, looking back at the last six years and work groups looking towards the future.[more]