“An unarmed hero” – a  review the event

An afternoon dedicated to Igino Giordani (1894-1980) politician, writer, journalist, co-founder of the Focolare Movement.

On Sunday, 18 April 2021, at the International Centre of the Focolare Movement in Rocca di Papa, Rome, Italy an event took place remembering Igino Giordani 41 years after his death. Giordani was a rich and multifaceted figure –  a politician, a member of the Constituent Assembly and then of the Italian Parliament, a journalist, a writer, and, with Chiara Lubich, co-founder of the Focolare Movement.

The event included  a presentation of the sculpture by the artist Peter Kostner which is dedicated to Giordani and of the new biography “Igino Giordani: an unarmed hero” edited by Alberto Lo Presti and with a preface by  the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella,. It is published by Citta Nuova’.  The programme was live streamed and was enriched by personal testimonies recalling Giordani.


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  • Foco se anche non parlasse …comunicherebbe il suo pensiero con la sua sola presenza….stupenda l ‘idea di riprodurlo in quel atteggiamento di “ascolto”. Un esempio da seguire con l essere Maria in terra…molto forte

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