Recently, Pope Francis announced the cause for Chiara Lubich's canonization opened
! Definitely cause
Chiara, a young lay women, founded the movement when she was just 23 years old. Today Focolare
or Work of Mary
, present in 180 countries globally, is an international community of men and women that promotes unity and universal brotherhood. What started out as an experiment among friends in the war-torn city of Trent in 1943 has since borne extraordinary fruits. In the 70 years since its founding, the movement has already yielded a Blessed
! To find out more about Focolare watch our Catholic Focus episodes, Focolare: The Work of Mary
. We also recommend that you check out Fr. Thomas Rosica’s Witness Interview
with Maria Voce, President of Focolare.
CNS photo/Alessia Giuliani, Catholic Press Photo
The Producer Diaries
, a Producer at Salt and Light Television, reflects on her experiences as she travels the world telling Catholic’s stories.