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Publishing

 

What the people of Asia love to hear

Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle's book “Raccontare Gesù. Parola, comunione, missione” [Narrating Jesus. Word, communion, mission] (Bologna, Emi, 2014, 63 pages, 6.90 euro) is now ...

Surviving twice

After the war, how can you go one living with the daily reminder of the unspeakable horrors you lived through, those horrors committed by man ...

The mystery of the missing lists

Anna Foa's book — Portico d’Ottavia n. 13. Una casa del ghetto nel lungo inverno del ’43 [Porticus Octaviae n. 13: A house in the ...

His gaze fixed on the future

What is immediately striking about Pope Francis' conversation with Eugenio Scalfari published in La Repubblica is the open and friendly tone of their exchange, their ...

The light in our soul

“The most serious evils currently afflicting the world are unemployment among young and the solitude in which the elderly are left. The elderly need care ...

Who really cares what the Church thinks?

The idea for this book was sparked by a meeting held in the Vatican on 10 November 2011 to mark the 150th anniversary of L’Osservatore ...

Montini

Giovanni Battista Montini was elected pope on 21 June 1963. In the late morning of that summer day, St Peter’s Square was bathed in sunlight ...

It is Jesus who gives strength

“Jesus does not force you to be Christian. But if you say that you are a Christian you must believe that Jesus is all-powerful — ...

Homilies for friends

The Italian edition of Volume XII of Joseph Ratzinger's Opera Omnia, edited by Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of ...

Humility in the Church and the fight against corruption

The first two books in Italian by Jorge Mario Bergoglio were presented on Tuesday, 26 March in the offices of Civiltà Cattolica. They are published ...

Who really cares what the Church thinks?

We are publishing the integral text of the introduction written by our Editor-in-Chief to a book, edited by him, Il filo interrotto. Le difficili relazioni ...

Before the only man who is the measure for all

With the Foreword to the Infancy Narratives, Joseph Ratzinger Benedict XVI has completed his trilogy on Jesus of Nazareth, whom the Church professes as the ...

The matching Latin of 'Petit Nicolas' is ‘glaucops’

"My son is seven years old and anxiously waits for ‘story time’ so that he can read (or rather: have read to him) the adventures ...

A forgotten exodus

There were between 850,000 and 1 million Jews who lived in Arab countries in 1948. By 1976, there was only 25,000. In one generation, that ...

Where are you from?

The new book of Joseph Ratzinger-Benedetto XVI, The Infancy Narratives , was launched at the Vatican on Tuesday, 20 November. Published in Italian by Rizzoli ...

The protest of the Magi

At the beginning of the 1960s in certain even Catholic exegetic circles a wave of scepticism, if not actually self-sufficiency, concerning the canonical Gospels of ...

Tintin in Jerusalem

Underlining the interwoven nature of humour, the graphic novel and Jewish culture is the dossier “Comics & Jews” of the monthly Pagine Ebraiche . Comics ...

My sister is a four-leafed clover

Viola has a new baby sister whom it has been decided to call Mimosa (“because they are two flowers and violet and yellow are two ...

The story of the ruthless population surgery

The 100-years stretching from the Crimean War (1853) to Stalin's death (1953) were marked by the total of about 30 million people victims of forced ...

History recounted in “The Shadow of the Dome”

Who would ever have predicted that since February 2004, when for the first time he passed through the gate of Sant'Anna, he would have become ...

At the service of Truth

“Our Munich, our Bavarian land, is so beautiful for the Christian faith awakened its best forces; it took nothing from its vigour but made it ...

For the Pope from every corner of the earth

The books “The Papal Collection of Photographs in the Vatican Library” by Sandra S. Phillips, Curator of Photography of the Museum of Modern Art, San ...

From the viewpoint of 'L'Osservatore Romano'

The book launches for Uno sguardo cattolico. Cento editoriali dell'Osservatore Romano (Milan, Vita e Pensiero , 2011, xvi pages+ 270, €) continue. On Friday, 25 ...

If life is 'unworthy of being lived'

The book by Karl Binding and Alfred Hoche, Die Freigabe der Venrichtung lebensunwerten Lebens (allowing the destruction of life unworthy of living) which came out ...

Joseph Ratzinger Theologian and Pope

As a tribute to Benedict XVI on his 85th birthday and the seventh anniversary of his election as Successor of Peter, the newspapers “Il Sole ...

The Brothers Lionheart

If you walk into Rome’s Feltrinelli bookshop and ask for The Brothers Lionheart, you will get it immediately. For it is a classic that is ...

The Catholic Church in the face of the States

Two centuries of concordatory practices are the focus of a debate on Friday, 9 March at the Catholic Institute, Paris, for the book launch of ...

The days of the locust

In the interview “ Percorsi di editoria religiosa ed altro” (Soveria Mannelli, Rubbettino, 2011), Maria Triglila speaks of the human and professional features, as well ...

The first hundred days

It is by no means difficult to interview the editor of La Civiltà Cattolica after his first 100 days at the helm of the historic ...

Illuminating disproportion

It should be immediately recognized that the second volume of Jesus of Nazareth by Joseph Ratzinger – Benedict XVI forms a whole, together with the ...

It is not enough to conserve because books without readers are dead

Organized by the Vatican Apostolic Library, the annual conference of the Consortium of European Research Libraries (CERL), “The Roman press in the Rome of the ...

Around the world in 80 meetings (or more)

The Vatican Publishing House (lev) celebrated four decades of participation in the “Frankfurter Buchmesse”, the publishing industry’s largest meeting in the world, which is hosting ...

The book that was never presented

“What we are today is not only the result of the intuitions of Pius xi, of Fr Giuseppe Gianfranceschi and of Guglielmo Marconi, but also ...

My Brother, the Pope

Mein Bruder, der Papst ( My Brother, the Pope ) is the simple and effective title of the book in German which Mons. Georg Ratzinger ...

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