Pasquale Foresi – more familiarly known as Chiaretto – the first focolarino priest and co-founder of the Focolare Movement, died on 14th June. Our memories of him are full of affection and gratitude. The funeral will be held on Thursday, 18 June at 3.30 pm (Italian time) at the Focolare Movement’s International Centre in Rocca d Papa. It can be followed streaming.[more]
The Teens for Unity on US West Coast joined the worldwide relay race for peace that took place on May 3, 2015. The Run4Unity is an annual sporting event for teens all over the world who want to express their desire for peace and solidarity for their peers in countries battered by war.
“Discovering Universal Brotherhood” […][more]
Protests explode after the death of the 25-year-old African American Freddie Gray while he was under arrest. The commitment of the Focolare community, together with other groups to pacify the city.[more]
From 11:00 am – 12:00 noon (in different time zones) hundreds of thousands of young people will be protagonists in the global relay event sponsored by the Teens for Unity of the Focolare Movement.[more]
“Jesus is the greatest gift of all”: with this spirit, thousands of children throughout the world remind us that “Jesus has been dislodged,” and invite us to make him once again the focus of Christmas. In St. Peter’s Square on 20 December, there will be a Children’s Jubilee with the blessing of their statues of Baby Jesus.
A video produced by the Gen 4 International Centre in Rome.
16 year old Caitlin Rowley from Houston, Texas, shares how she lives with Crohn’s Disease, overcoming her fears. An experience which emanates strength and light.
An exhibition held in support of victims in war-torn countries. It consists of a wall composed of handmade tiles which can be lifted off and taken home. Joelma Regis, the project creator, explains: “We are all connected and together we can help tear down the walls of indifference in our everyday lives.”
The President of the Focolare Movement, currently in New York, answers some questions on the eve of her participation as speaker at the United Nations High-Level Thematic Debate on Tolerance and Reconciliation, in which she declares her “optimism” for a future of peace.[more]
Focolare president Maria Voce has been invited to be a panelist by the President of the UN General Assembly[more]
Cardinal George with Focolare Members at the Meeting of the Movements in 2008
The Focolare Movement mourns the loss of Francis Cardinal George. We are very grateful to God for his leadership and vision. He was a man of great intelligence and a keen sense of humor and, above all, a true friend. He understood the […]