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.

From Poland: “My first year at the Sophia University”
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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.

LoppianoLab 2014, a review
Monday, October 6, 2014

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.

Pope Francis’ video message for Loppiano’s 50th anniversary
Sunday, October 5, 2014 |

“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.

7 ways to live a full life at 93
Sunday, October 5, 2014 |

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.

Loppiano turns 50
Saturday, October 4, 2014 |

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