Ten years on from the passing of the founder of the Focolare Movement, we look at the social impact brought about by the charism of unity.[more]
We caught up with Nancy Uelmen, composer, singer and keyboardist in the all-female international performing arts group Gen Verde.[more]
The first in a series of events around the world dedicated to Chiara Lubich on the tenth anniversary of her death. The first event was held at the Mariapolis Centre of Castel Gandolfo in Italy.[more]
In preparation for the Synod of the Youth, there will be a pre-synod meeting in Rome from 19-24 March with about 300 youth from every part of the world. Among them will also be Stella Marilene Nishimwe (Burundi) and Nelson Vanegas (El Salvador) of the Focolare Movement.[more]
“Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths.” (Ps 25:4)[more]
The narration of Councilor for Culture and Tourism in Guaramiranga, in the State of Ceará: “I drew strength from the Gospel for my commitment to my city.”[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.
The second phase of the Breaking Rays Project has just concluded among a group of young people in the field of communications, developing professional skills that will equip them for promoting a more united world.[more]
Let’s take a closer look at what happened after the Start Now project in Palermo and La Spezia (Italy) and Huétor Tájar and Azpeitia (Spain).[more]
At a recent convention in Castel Gandolfo, close to Rome, we met the Italian film director, Fernando Muraca. “I want to offer the youth my experience of the incarnation of a great ideal into art.”[more]