For the two issues in 2014, we are publishing articles that were presented at two international academic conferences held in 2013 in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the passing of Chiara Lubich. The fifth anniversary is significant because it marks the beginning of the official cause for her beatification. Selected articles from the first conference, held at La Sapienza University in Rome, March 14–15, 2013, appeared in Claritas 3.1. The second conference, held at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan, April 12–13, 2013, was organized around theme “Patterns of Unity: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on the Thought of Chiara Lubich (1920–2008).” This conference was the first such collaboration between the three Catholic universities in Taiwan: Fu Jen Catholic University, Providence University, and Wenzao Ursuline College. This issue of Claritas gathers the four keynote addresses from the Fu Jen conference under the heading “In Focus.”
Claritas: Journal of Dialogue and Culture:
2, Article 2.
Available at: http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/claritas/vol3/iss2/2