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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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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February Word of Life

February Word of Life

“To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life (Rv 21:6).”

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On two wheels for peace

On two wheels for peace

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an invitation to find throughout the year, the opportunities to share in the progress of the communion between churches and pray together for the fullness of unity. In (Italy) an ecumenical cycling event to give respect to all creation.

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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.

Unity in Politics: a new moment in UK

Unity in Politics: a new moment in UK

Wow! what a wonderful historical moment in which to be present as we launched the ‘Movement for Unity in Politics’ in the UK on January 20th at the Centre for Unity (CFU), in Welwyn Garden City.

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Ecumenism: Mirvet’s Choice

Ecumenism: Mirvet’s Choice

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18-25) provides an excellent opportunity to know one another better. The story of a young Syro-Orthodox Christian who discovers in the Focolare a way to contribute toward unity with her own life.

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