Focolare’s beginnings in Chicago trace back to Fr. Joe Scopa who met Chiara Lubich and her spirituality in 1955. The Gospel lifestyle he found was the inspiring spark for today’s Focolare community in the Midwest
A new documentary on the life of the late Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan reveals him to be a powerful beacon of hope.
Eighteen years after her 18 years of life, Focolare’s Chiara Luce Badano was proclaimed venerable by Pope Benedict XVI.
Accomplished mountaineer, naturalist and photographer, Fausto De Stefani has scaled the world’s highest peaks and is dedicating himself to humanitarian goals.
The life a family who found unity beyond any barriers bears witness to concrete and generous love, even in the loss of this young mother of five, Chiara Nembrini.
Father Silvano Cola was an intuitive, creative thinker who played a fundamental role in the Focolare community for decades. He became—and continues to be—a model for many.
Three priests living in Canada have formed a focolare house, a source of strength in their lives and work at the service of others
“She loved God.” This is all Mother Rose wanted said about her life. And her Sisters added, “And God loved her.” What a stupendous way to sum up 95 years of life, 80 of which dedicated to the service of God and neighbor.
Igino Giordani, politician, writer, Focolare co-founder and father of four, was a fervent advocate for the opening of the path to holiness to lay people.