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.[more]
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.[more]
The Focolare’s joyful response in the words of its President, Maria Voce.[more]
“What we’ve heard of today is a new, deeper understanding of Mary which will help us in the ecumenical journey.”[more]
“To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life (Rv 21:6).”[more]
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.[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.
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.[more]
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.[more]
Interviewed by the renowned Italian Catholic magazine, “Famiglia Cristiana,” Maria Voce, President of the Focolare, responds on the themes of woman’s role and the current challenges of the Church.[more]