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.
At 25 years, after her studies at the University of Economy of Poznan, Gosia enrolled at the Sophia Institute University (IUS). The 7th academic year will be celebrated on 20 October.
A country that is very much alive, a civil society that wants to get involved in the construction of the common good – this is the “state of health” of Italy that emerges at the conclusion of the fifth edition of LoppianoLab, despite the crisis.
“No mediocrity! You must aim high with trust, courage and creativity.” This was the invitation launched by Pope Francis to the inhabitants of Loppiano and to all those who wish to become experts in openness towards others.
It’s not easy to be 93. Everything is just wearing out, and even the simplest tasks take a lot longer to get done. Agatha O’Donnell shares what she has learnt in her long life.
October 4, 2014 – the date of the inauguration of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the International Centre of Loppiano (Florence), the first ‘model town’ of the Focolare Movement. The story of a social and civil experiment based on dialogue, integration and intercultural acceptance: live streaming from 19:00 (Italian time) on www.loppiano.it