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Remembering Chiara Luce Badano

Remembering Chiara Luce Badano

“Once upon a time, in 1971 (yeah, not that long ago!), in Sassello, Italy a girl named Chiara Luce was born. She was an average girl who liked to sing and play tennis. She even failed math one year. She never did anything “big” like found a hospital or religious order, but she went to Church regularly and tried to love God and live the Gospel in her life.”

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The Pope in Philadelphia

The Pope in Philadelphia

From immigration to the celebration of Mass for the crowds. How Pope Francis changed the face of the nation.

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“Welcome to New York, Holy Father”

“Welcome to New York, Holy Father”

Last 25 September, the city vibrated with excitement as never before, and this means a lot in New York which is so used to superlative events and celebrities. But Pope Francis surpassed them all. Susanne Janssen, director of “Living City Magazine” reported on the event.

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Refugees: a new commitment and greater collaborative effort

Refugees: a new commitment and greater collaborative effort

The Pope’s call during the Angelus on Sunday 6th September 2015 stirred consciences to open the doors of parishes, religious communities, monasteries and convents, to take in refugees. The Focolare Movement’s thanks and response to Pope Francis’ appeal.

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Cuba prepares to welcome Francis

Cuba prepares to welcome Francis

The Island will soon welcome the first Latin American Pope. The expectation of the people, State-Church relations and the thawing in Cuban-USA relations. Message from the bishops and the Focolare’s contribution.

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