Abstract: On September 15, 1998, Chiara Lubich presented the Focolari Movement to a group of European Members of Parliament, pointing out her proposal for a political and social renewal, by launching the Economy of Communion. Lubich underlines communion and mutuality in their evangelical roots as the common traits linking economy and politics, the commitment with the polis and the research of […]
Archive for: Focolare Movement
Abstract: On May 7 1998, Chiara Lubich presented the Focolari Movement, and particularly its commitment in the renovation of political and economical behavior, to a group of Brazilian Members of Parliament and entrepreneurs gathered at the National Parliament. Understanding the other’s reasons, perceiving diversity as richness and particular regard to the poor are the fundamental tools to address actual problems in […]
Abstract: Sociologist, reflecting of the use of the words, observe that one term is often used in different manners. Therefore, in order to explain the intended meaning of fraternity, being aware that this work is not enough to fully do so, the authors give a strict sociological reading of a long-term practical experience: the cooperation between the Focolari movement and the […]
Abstract: Riflettendo sull’uso delle parole, i sociologi fanno osservare che spesso vengono utilizzati gli stessi termini in modi diversi, pertanto per esemplificare cosa si intende per fraternità, coscienti che con questo esercizio non se ne esaurisce il significato, si è voluto sottoporre a una griglia di lettura prettamente sociologica un’esperienza concreta e pluridecennale di collaborazione – quella tra i Focolari e […]
"For a communion politics. A conversation with Chiara Lubich, held in the San Macuto Hall in Rome on December 15, 2000, attended by a great number of politicians from different levels and political views"
Abstract: Chiara Lubich views Italian history as the challenge of rebuilding a whole country starting from common values, especially after the Second World War, and acknowledges fraternity as one of the essential tools. She presents the commitment of the political movement for Unity that is made up by members of different parties, civil servants from all levels of public administration, members […]