“The Word of God and its Transforming Power” is the theme of the meeting which has gathered more than 30 Bishops at the “Centre for Unity” in Welwyn Garden City, in the vicinity of London, from 6-12 September. They are friends of the Focolare Movement, representatives of various Christian churches – Anglicans, Orthodox, Evangelical-Lutherans, Syro-Orthodox, Methodists and Roman Catholics.[more]
Maria Voce and Giancarlo Faletti meet with a group of English youth: an intense discussion on the challenges of today, centred on the subject boldly chosen for the meeting: “The power of the Word”.[more]
A young person’s experience of the “Mariapolis” summer gatherings.[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.