Margaret Karram is the new President of the Focolare Movement

Margaret Karram is the new President of the Focolare Movement

Margaret Karram is an Arab Christian born in Israel. She received the Mount Zion 2013 prize, together with Yisca Harani, a Jew, for ‘the important contribution to the development of dialogue amongst religions and cultures in the Holy Land and to understanding between Jews, Christians and Muslims’. Published below is an interview with Margaret Karram in New City in 2014.

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Margaret Karram about the next Genfest 2024

Margaret Karram about the next Genfest 2024

Message of Margaret Karram, President of the Focolare Movement, to all those who are preparing for the next Genfest 2024, the event of the Movement’s young people that will take place in Aparecida, Brazil, and in different parts of the world with various local Genfests.

Mutual love is our uniform

Mutual love is our uniform

A short video supporting the theme of the year: ‘We are called and we are sent’ – part of the Conference Call of 7 October 2023. ‘By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.’ (Jn 13: 35)

Filling up the cracks

Filling up the cracks

Lesley Ellison is from Liverpool. She was the first non-Catholic to enter a Focolare community. Building unity beyond age-old prejudices, distrust and rifts. Generating, day after day, a dialogue that has become a way of life.
Mary and Paul Gateshill speak about the practice of ‘Prayer for Unity’ which gathers people regularly from all over the world. Interview by Andrea Fleming (2022).

Love creates a family

Love creates a family

The pandemic has brought into focus the importance of relationships, care and connection, inviting many of us to re- evaluate our lifestyles and priorities. Within the Focolare Movement the New Families, made up of families from all over the world, aim to bring the spirit of being a family everywhere by putting the words of the Gospel into action – in their homes, communities and wider society so as to contribute towards building the one human family.

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The President’s report – General Assembly, Diary 5

The President’s report – General Assembly, Diary 5

Today the Assembly discussed the President’s report on the past six years. The participants received the document over a week ago and so each one had time to examine it in detail. Many questions emerged, some of which were put to the President, Maria Voce, and to the Co-President Jesús Morán in the early afternoon.

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