Pasquale Foresi’s biography published

Pasquale Foresi, the first co-president of the Focolare Movement and an avant-garde theologian  was a very timid and a highly intelligent person. His first biography, edited by Michele Zanzucchi, has just been published in Italian. It relates the story of a man, the beginning of the Focolare Movement, a cross-section of history that has much to say to the Movement, the Church and society today. ... Read More

Paradise ’49: an experience that shaped the Focolare Movement

The May-June 2019 issue of the New Humanity magazine is entirely dedicated to the mystical experience that Chiara Lubich had in the summer of 1949: this is now known as "Paradise 49". We asked Father Fabio Ciardi, head of the interdisciplinary study centre, the "Abba School" and member of the steering committee for the publication of Chiara Lubich’s writings to explain the reasons for this decision. ... Read More

Re-living The Crucified Jesus

What meaning does the mystery of God dying on a cross have for the men and women of our times? In that supreme sacrifice, God took upon himself all our faults. He asks us to have the courage to live as he did, out of love for the world. From a text by Pasquale Foresi. ... Read More

The Prayer for Unity

“Unity” is the word which the Focolare tries to bear witness to and announce with its own life. A comment on the biblical text by the theologian Pasquale Foresi (1929-2015), co-founder of the Focolare Movement. ... Read More