“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 […]

“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 […]

Ratzinger Realism: the lesson of the eight days of Benedict XVI in the Holy Land. An article by the Patriarch of Venice »

A lesson in realisim. Such were the eight days of Benedict XVI in the Holy Land. With intrepid courage he placed his hand on the burning contradictions of that grieving land, with the inflexible energy of one who does not give up because he knows that he can build with new bricks. He risked in […]

Jews, Muslims and Christians talk about God. Scola and Oasis at the UN in New York »

On February 2007 cardinal Scola has met Rabbi Israel Singer and Seyyed Hossein Nasr at a forum sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations. Here’s the article appeared in the National Catholic Register by Pete Sheehan. NEW YORK – Despite difficulties, Christianity, Islam and Judaism can work together […]