Searching for Jerusalem’s Vocation Together

Searching for Jerusalem’s Vocation Together

“Together for Jerusalem” was a seminar sponsored by the Focolare in the Holy Land together with the Sophia University Institute (Italy).The seminar gathered Jewish and Christian biblical experts to focus on the vocation of Jerusalem as seen in the Bible, thus setting a biblical foundation to the goals of the Focolare’s future International Center for Unity and Peace in Jerusalem.

“Chiara Lubich, City – World”

“Chiara Lubich, City – World”

“Linked to Chiara’s visit in 1956 there is also the idea of having a physical place in Jerusalem that would testify that unity is possible. With time, this intuition became clearer in the project of an International Centre for Unity and Peace: it is a project that we are carrying out and that we hope to be able to realize soon. If there is a place where it makes sense to be a presence of unity, it is Jerusalem.”

Nasce il “Centro per l’unità e la pace”

Nasce il “Centro per l’unità e la pace”

Si trova al confine tra la parte ebraica e quella araba di Gerusalemme. Sarà un luogo di spiritualità, studio, dialogo e formazione per la Città Santa e per il mondo intero. Uno storico francese scrive che Gerusalemme non è di Gerusalemme, ma è una città-mondo, una...