Archive for luglio, 2009

Pictures from the Redeemer’s celebration in Venice »

‘A good investment for the hope of peoples’. Cardinal Scola comments on the new encyclical “Charity in truth” »

Charity in truth is ‘demanded by economic logic’ (CV, n. 36). Benedict XVI gives body to this statement when talking about the ‘principle of gratuitousness’ and ‘the logic of gift as an expression of fraternity’ (CV, n. 36) Thus, at a stroke, two cardinal features of the newness of the conception of ‘overall development’ proposed […]

Summer readings: Patriarch’s suggestion 2 »

The new reading suggestion from Cardinal Scola is a classical masterpiece of children’s literature: Frances Hodgson Burnett’s “The secret Garden”. The novel was initially published in serial format starting in autumn 1910; the book was first published in its entirety in 1911. Here you will find a description of the book. Here you will be […]

Summer readings: Patriarch’s suggestion 1 »

Cardinal Angelo Scola offers summer readings advices for children, youngs and adults. The first suggestion for grown-up readers is Pope Benedict XVI’s book ” Jesus of Nazareth”. Here you find a concise description of the book. And He Appeared in Their Midst: “Jesus of Nazareth” at the Bookstore, a review by Sandro Magister.