The New York Times called Chiara Lubich "one of the most influential women in the Catholic Church." And she was even more than that. Her spirituality has touched millions of people worldwide from different Christian churches, religions and cultural backgrounds. On the 100th anniversary of her birth, this new biography traces Chiara's story and the story of the Focolare Movement during the momentous upheavals in society and in the Church through the twentieth century and into the third millennium.
This biography aims at presenting Chiara Lubich's life and work from a "historical" perspective, offering the reader a rich and well-documented development of facts, situations and experiences.