New Families
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Famiglia, LoppianoThe New Families Movement, one of the movements within the Focolare Movement, developed in 1967. It is made up of families who try to live the Spirituality of Unity and spread to other families values which work towards universal brotherhood.

New Families provides a range of activities:  formation activities for both established families and engaged couples, special care for: couples in crisis, widows, separated couples and unmarried couples. We are committed to supporting the culture of family life as well as political policies to support families. To this end we engage in meetings, publications and work together with a range of agencies.

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Daily Life
From Rwanda to the Synod on the Family
Monday, October 20, 2014
Lay people Dieudonne and Emerthe Gatsinga from Africa were invited to share with Pope Francis and the Synod members, their experience in marriage preparation
Maria Voce: a network of families capable of love and support
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
In the widespread crisis that is weakening the values of our postmodern society, the family as a “resource” will manage to achieve its best. Maria Voce, President of the Focolare Movement, gave this interview to the Italian daily newspaper “Avvenire”, while the Synod on the Family was gathering momentum.
Family, an endless resource
Thursday, September 25, 2014 |
In view of the nearing Synod, Caritas internationalis and the Pontificate Council for Families is promoting the seminar "The Family, a resource to overcome the crisis." It is the story of Elisa and Gino Ferraro, promoters of a foundation that supports children in need.