Pino Quartana and Igino Giordani

Pino Quartana and Igino Giordani

A month since the death of Pino Quartana we remember him with this text in which he describes his realtionship with Igino Giordani (Foco), including the final years that he worked for him.

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January

Go and learn what this means, “I desire mercy, not sacrifice”. (Mt 9:13)

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Ecumenism: the dialogue of life

Ecumenism: the dialogue of life

Chiara Lubich visited the United Kingdom 8 times, from 1965 to 2004. These visits marked a great development in ecumenical dialogue. Now we will go back to 1996, in London, where Chiara vigorously explained the meaning of the “dialogue of life.”

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London: Meeting of Bishops of various Churches, friends of the Focolare

London: Meeting of Bishops of various Churches, friends of the Focolare

“The Word of God and its Transforming Power” is the theme of the meeting which has gathered more than 30 Bishops at the “Centre for Unity” in Welwyn Garden City, in the vicinity of London, from 6-12 September. They are friends of the Focolare Movement, representatives of various Christian churches – Anglicans, Orthodox, Evangelical-Lutherans, Syro-Orthodox, Methodists and Roman Catholics.

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GENFEST 2018

GENFEST 2018

Aftervideo of the Genfest 2018 in Manila Philippines.

Story of Chiara Lubich

Story of Chiara Lubich

Today, 14 March, marks the 10th anniversary of Chiara Lubich’s passing. We publish a short video showing her extraordinary life: from the little city of Trent, in the north of Italy, right up to “the very ends of the earth”. It illustrates her discovery of God as Love, during World War II, and the development of a spirituality of communion suited to today’s times, fruit of the gift of the charism of unity for the Church and humanity.