New Humanity Movement


Familyfest 1983

During her life Chiara Lubich, founder and president of the Focolare Movement, met a large number of very diverse people, sharing with every single person a word, a suggestion of how the ideal of universal brotherhood can be put into practice in any place: it could be a speech to a group of politicians, a sincere dialogue with youth and teens, or even a greeting to families gathered for a meeting, any time it was an opportunity to better understand the novelty that this way of living brings about, and that shapes the entire society, indeed starting from the cities.

Familyfest - Palaeur (Rome), June 5, 1993

Seeds of Communion for the Third Millennium

A Proposal

- excerpt from message of Chiara Lubich -

... Now, each family has to live out its own vocation as a family in order to serve as a model for the entire human family, transferring onto it its own values with their characteristic way of being.
The family then becomes, as the title of FamilyFest suggests, seeds of communion for the third millennium.

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Speeches honorary citizenships Chiara Lubich

chiaralubichStarting from 1995 Chiara Lubich, president and founder of the Focolare Movement, has been decorated with 21   honorary citizenships. These recognitions were awarded because of her contribution in making every single city worth of its history, its  vocation in welcoming people, fostering dialogue, and in making easier the get together of people. From Rocca di Papa to Milan, from Buenos Aires to Tagaytay in the Philippines, in this section we present the speeches she held during the conferring ceremonies.

This is a clear example, how the universal brotherhood put togethjer people and gifts, needs and possibilities, shedding light on peculiarities, that make every single city a unique place in the world.

1996 Pompei (Italia)

2000 Roma (Italia)

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