“We considered the precarious situation of many children around the world truly intolerable.” This is why they became supporters and promoters of the New Families Movement’s Solidarity at a Distance project.[more]
Chiara Lubich left this earthly life on 14 March 2008. She was remembered during a two-day event held in Loppiano (near Florence). A thousand participants – married couples, parents, children, grandparents – representing 50 countries, came together to celebrate, reflect and to share experiences and projects which can contribute to the good of humanity.[more]
Clem Fritschi founded RIDIX in 1969. It is a leading business in the mechanical sector in Piedmonte, Italy. Communion was the determining factor of its success, growth and happiness.[more]
Taking place in the Permanent Mariapolis of Loppiano, in the province of Florence, Italy, from April 29 to May 1, 2017, on the theme of Peace.[more]
This month’s Word of Life invites us to be reconciled with God. Every moment of the day can become an opportunity for doing just that and helping others to rediscover a relationship with Him.[more]
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.
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.
In connection with the events at the little town of Loppiano from 10th-12th March, on the 9th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s death and the 50th anniversary of the New Families Movement, we publish some extracts from a talk given in Lucerne (Switzerland) in 1999.[more]
The Archbishop of Damascus talks about his country after 6 years of war – a site of ruins, childhoods taken away, deserted parishes and the daily struggle to find food and water.[more]
The country is undergoing a serious economic and social crisis. The families of the Focolare, gathered together in Cairo on 27 January, want to be a “source of hope and joy” as a contribution to Egyptian society.[more]