It is a specialized center which is tasked with the collection and dissemination of ideas and philosophies pertaining to the person of Chiara Lubich, and as such it promotes initiatives aimed at deepening her thoughts and making her known throughout the world. Its primary purpose is to keep alive the impact which this celebrated figure has made on current history and for the future.
Founded in 2008, the Center coordinates the publishing of edited and unedited writings, including the publication of biographies and documents, also in multimedia format, which in various ways concern the figure of Chiara. In this perspective it started the realization of book collections, one of which is “The Works of Chiara Lubich”, a series of 14 volumes which present the rich heritage of her thoughts according to literary genres. Through its series “Studies and Documents” it aims to pursue further studies in documented historical, institutional and philological-critical study paths.
On the occasion of the centenary of Chiara’s birth in 2020, the Center, in collaboration with the Foundation of the Historical Museum of Trentino, has set-up and is promoting the Chiara Lubich City-World Exhibition. In preparation for this, it carried out historical research in order to provide documentation and materials to be exhibited together with their descriptive texts.