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Chiara Lubich

Chiara Lubich (1920-2008) was founder of the Focolare Movement (The Work of Mary). In the course of her life, she saw the spirituality of the Focolare "" the spirituality of unity "" grow around the world. She was awarded 15 honorary doctoral degrees, numerous civic awards, the Templeton Prize for Progress of Religion, and the UNESCO Peace Prize. She has published more than 50 books in 29 languages.