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2015 Outstanding Peace Organization

NEW HUMANITY, FOCOLARE MOVEMENT

Founded

1943 (1987 recognized by UN as NGO)

Location

Italy

Year granted award

2015

Work Title

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Work Description

The Focolare Movement is an international organization that promotes the ideals of unity and universal brotherhood. Founded in 1943 in Trento, northern Italy by Chiara Lubich as a religious movement, the Focolare Movement, though primarily Roman Catholic, now has strong links to the major Christian denominations and other religions, or in some cases, with the non-religious.