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 […]
Held in a variety of settings, with different programs, Mariapolis, is an occasion to gather with many and, in a dialogue of true openness, learn to be a gift for one another. Here are the locations and dates for the 2015 Mariapolises.[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.”
Our Easter greetings through the words of Klaus Hemmerle[more]
Join us for this year’s Midwest Mariapolis![more]
During the opening of the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Chiara Lubich at the Cathedral of Frascati, a surprise message arrives from Pope Francis![more]