Charles de Foucauld Fraternity

Parallel Texts from Pope Francis and Brother Charles-Introduction

Listening to Pope Francis's words one cannot but be struck not only by his explicit references to Brother Charles and his spiritual path but also by his emphasis on the Incarnation, the whole of the life of Jesus, born in a manger in Bethlehem, living for 30 years in Nazareth leading to the total gift of himself on the Cross.
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Pope Francis: To become a universal brother and sister to all


Pope Francis ends his Encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti' with a reference to Brother Charles. 'Yet only by identifying with the least did he come at last to be the brother of all'.  read more »

The Incredible Miracle attributed to Charles de Foucauld

By Hugues Lefèvre On Tuesday, May 26, Pope Francis authorized the publication of eight decrees of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Among the recognized miracles, one is attributed to Blessed Charles de Foucauld. Account of an officially "miraculous" event that occurred in Saumur in November 2016.
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1916-2016 Charles de Foucauld, Centenary of his death

A message for today
Collection of texts assembled by the Little Brothers of the Gospel and Little Brothers of Jesus for the 100th anniversary of the death of Brother Charles in 2016.

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