Diary 1964/65

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Diary 1964/65

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    About the book

    Written in the form of a diary, this book is a collection of the thoughts and reflections of Chiara Lubich during trips to North and South America, and Africa. These trips, made during the time of the Second Vatican Council, served the purpose of guiding and developing the life of the Focolare on these continents. The events that took place within the Focolare communities, news of the Second Vatican Council itself, a visit to the tomb of St. Frances Cabrini in New York, observing the various cultural realities she encountered, all contribute to drawing out the richness of her own experience. Chiara’s reflections form the basis of the Focolare’s modern, universal, collective spirituality which has inspired millions throughout the world to earnestly seek the fulfillment of Jesus’ prayer, “That all may be one.”

    About the author

    Chiara Lubich (1920-2008) was born in Italy. An internationally renowned religious leader and writer, she received the Templeton Prize for the Progress of Religion and the UNESCO Peace Prize. She published over thirty books in dozens of languages with more than one million copies sold. She founded and presided the Focolare Movement until her death on March 14 2008. Chiara and her gospel-based spirituality have inspired millions. The Focolare Movement stands at the forefront of ecumenical and interfaith dialogue.