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"The Focolare Movement and its social and political aspects"

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 […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Address to politicians and enterpreneurs"

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 […]
Lingua: Italiano

"The Movement for Unity for a communion politics"

Abstract: At the first conference of the Political Movement for Unity, held in Castelgandolfo (Rome) June 9 - 11, 2000, Chiara Lubich presents the features of “communion politics”. Talking about the history of the Focolare Movement, Lubich underlines the fundamental contribution of Igino Giordani in the development of the political sensitivity of the Movement itself. Starting from this point, some of […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Fraternity in politics: utopia or necessity?"

Abstract: Speaking on September 4, 2004, at a convention organized by mayors, members of the Swiss National Council and by the Youth Parliament of Valais, Chiara Lubich presented fraternity as the best political category to address contemporary problems. The tripartite motto of the French revolution, liberty, equality and fraternity, launched the idea that harmonized fundamental values, best represent the development of […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Fraternity on the horizon of the city"

Abstract: June 8, 2001, Chiara Lubich met the local politician and civil servants at the City Council of Trento for an open dialogue, involving the citizens. Introducing the Political Movement for Unity, Lubich presents the qualifying points of a politician that accepts the perspective of unity: to consider the political involvement as a vocation in service of the community; to appreciate […]
Lingua: Italiano

"The spirituality of Unity in politics"

Abstract: The article is composed of three parts. In the first part the author describes the relationship between the spirituality of unity and the political engagement risen from it, including the foundation of its most recent and mature expression: the political movement for unity. Then, the author summarizes some of the crucial points of the political doctrine of unity, and how […]
Lingua: Italiano