“Hope, faith and freedom – mission of the Church more relevant than ever”. An interview from “The Universe” »

from: “The Universe” Gerry O’Connell speaks to the Patriarch of Venice, Cardinal Angelo Scola – son of a socialist truck driver and a profoundly Catholic mother. He is also a leading intellectual in the Italian Bishops’ Conference and one of the more creative and original thinkers in the College of Cardinals.   Q. What do […]

WOJTYLA/ Scola: I’ll tell you about the John Paul II that I knew »

from Ilsussidiario.net Benedict XVI will beatify John Paul II on Sunday, the day that JPII himself wanted to call the Day of Divine Mercy and that will be marked by a large celebration of the faith. “I think that Wojtyla was the Pope of freedom and the Saint of freedom” said Angelo Scola, the Patriarch […]

“How Libya and North Africa can “remake” Europe”, an interview from Ilsussidiario.net »

from Ilsussidiario.net march, 30th 2011 At the Angelus yesterday, Benedict XVI made an appeal “to those who have political and military responsibilities for the immediate initiation of a dialogue, which suspends the use of weapons.” “May peace return as soon as possible for these people and further tragedies be stopped”,  Cardinal Angelo Scola, Patriarch of […]

“Europe must act in a more clear-cut way for the respect of fundamental rights”, an interview with His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Scola »

There follows an interview with His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice, which was published in the Corriere della Sera on Friday 7 January, edited by M. Antonietta Calabrò Yesterday twenty-one red roses, twenty-one ‘rosebuds’, were offered to the altar of the Nicopeia Madonna in St. Mark’s  Basilica at the end of the mass […]

The Tibhirine monks related by the cinema: the reasons for a sucess »

The film, Des hommes et des dieux which recently came out in France and recounts the extraordinary events of the of the monks killed at Tibhirine, has been hugely successful. Card. Angelo Scola Patriarch of Venice This is an answer to those who ask whether a desire for God is still present in our times – […]

“The Christian contribution to the European Integration Process” »

X Jubilee Conference on: The role of the Catholic Church in the process of European integration The Christian contribution to the European Integration Process Cracow, 10-11 September 2010 Introductory remarks Card. Angelo Scola Patriarch of Venices 1. European identity and integration If we are to attempt to respond as concisely as possible to the topic […]

THE “NEW RIGHTS” IN THE EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN PUBLIC SPACE/ “Rethinking Rights in a Plural Society” »

Studium Generale Marcianum Venezia ASSET – Alta Scuola Società Economia Teologia International Summer School/ Venice, September 6th-10th 2010  THE “NEW RIGHTS” IN THE EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN PUBLIC SPACE  Rethinking Rights in a Plural Society + Angelo Card. Scola Patriarch of Venice 1. The Summer School as an occasion and the role of Asset The Summer […]

“Protecting nature or saving creation? Ecological conflicts and religious passions” »

Tanslation by  Giorgio Cini Foundation Dialoghi di San Giorgio – Inaugural Event – Venice, 13 September 2010 Protecting nature or saving creation? Ecological conflicts and religious passions   Card. Angelo Scola Patriarch of Venice 1. A cue from Mahler “O Schönheit! O ewigen Liebens, Lebens trunk’ne Welt!”: “O beauty, O world drunk with eternal love and […]

“The contribution of Christians to the European integration process” »

“The contribution of Christians to the European integration process” is the subject of the Conference due to take place in Cracow on September 10th and 11th. Promoted by Cracow’s Pontificia Università Giovanni Paolo II, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Poland and the Robert Schuman Foundation in Luxembourg, with the support of the Commission of European […]

“Desiring God. Church and postmodern” »

 August 25,  2010 Participant: His Excellency Cardinal Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice. Introduced by Giancarlo Cesana, Professor of Hygiene at University of Milano Bicocca. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPFKihHKn2o