«That all may be one» (Jn. 17,21)
We were born for these words, for unity, to give a contribution to its realization in the world. Chiara Lubich
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Focolare Movement Celebrates 1st Beatified Member She is the first member of the Catholic lay Focolare Movement to be raised to the altars. Cardinal Bertone celebrated a thanksgiving Mass in her honor on ...
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World Unity Week!
World Unity Week, usually held in May of every year, is the annual appointment of Youth For a United World held all over the world. It serves as an occasion to influence public opinion with their ideas, by getting civic and religious institutions and mass media involved.
In 2011, WUW is from May 1st to May 8th.
Focolare Movement Press Release 3/19/2010
CHIARA LUCE BADANO
(1971-1990)WILL BE BEATIFIED on Saturday, September 25, 2010at the Shrine of Our Lady of Divine Love in Rome, Italy
Bishop Maritano, promoter of the cause, said she is:
“An incredible witness of faith and strength for the youth of today.”
And Chiara Lubich, founder of the Focolare Movement, said in 2000:
“How much light in her words, in her letters, in her life!
She is a model and witness both for youth and adults.”
Chiara Luce Badano had a generous and lively personality. She was born in 1971 in Sassello, Italy, an only child conceived after 11 years of marriage. At age 9 she heard about the Focolare’s ideal of unity from some of her friends and discovered a new way of living and thinking which satisfied her thirst for God.Click here for complete article in Living City Magazine.