The Igino Giordani Center Today

Igino Giordani Center - staffThe Igino Giordani Center, founded by Chiara Lubich, is an active entity within the Focolare Movement.  Created to bring alive the thought and figure of Igino Giordani in their relevance for today’s world, it is directed by Professor Alberto Lo Presti, with the support of founding administrator Carla Bozzani and staff members Elena Merli, Christina Roth Avalle, and Claudio Cianfaglioni.

It’s vast archive, meticulously catalogued over the years following his death, include a number of priceless documents that trace Giordani’s cultural, ecclesial e political works.  This cataloguing now makes possible interdisciplinary, coordinated studies from various historical, political, philosophical, theological and spiritual perspectives around the person of Giordani.
Preservation, archiving and cataloguing of his writings numbers more than 100 volumes and 4,000 written articles. Personal correspondence between Giordani and such noted figures as Sturzo, Gobetti, De Gasperi, Papini, Bargellini, de Luca, current ecclesiastical authorities of that time is also being documented and preserved.  For scholars, the Center is now a valuable reference point for  research relating to the person and works of Giordani, as well as the Christian culture of his time. Younger scholars, in particular, have also presented a number of recent graduate theses related to the person and thought of Igino Giordani.

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Living Works of Igino Giordani

Igino Giordani was a profound and prolific writer. We need only mention the 100 books published in his name, as well as the 4.000 papers and articles he wrote for magazines and newspapers, some of whom he directed and others he collaborated with. Today our cultural environment still thirsts for Igino's erudition and wisdom. For this reason some of Giordani's books continue to spread his thought and charism.

Centro Igino Giordani, together with Città Nuova editor, started the new series of books: «Opere Vive di Igino Giordani» (Living works of Igino Giordani), chosing ten of the most significant titles of Giordani's large output:

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Thoughts

Written by Igino Giordani  /  Published: Monday, 15 October 2007

Life is a march towards eternity. A production of love, vitamin of holiness.

Igino Giordani (in: Laicato e sacerdozio)

Igino Giordani Center

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