“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 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 […]

“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 […]

“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

Cardinal Scola addresses sexual abuse crisis. Patriarch of Venice reiterates support for Benedict XVI »

Translation by ZENIT VENICE, Italy, APRIL 1, 2010 – Here is a translation of the statement on sexual abuse in the Church made today Cardinal Angelo Scola, patriarch of Venice, at the end of the Chrism Mass held in St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice. The solemn occasion of the Holy Chrism Mass which sees all […]

The Passion Sunday’s procession in Venice. The pictures »

VENICE – On the 28 of March in Venice the Passion Sunday’s procession took place. The procession started from Santa Maria Formosa and ended with the Holy Mass celebrated by cardinal Angelo Scola in the Patriarchal Basilica of San Marco. Here some pictures of the procession:

“Nothing shows God’s omnipotence as the power of Christ during his passion”. The Patriarch’s homily on the Passion Sunday »

Translation by Léonard Azzopardi Procession from Santa Maria Formosa to the Basilica, Scripture Reading: Lk 19: 28-40 Holy Mass, Scripture Readings: Is 50:4-7; Psalm 22 (21), 17-18.19-20.23-24; Phil 2:6-11; Lk 22, 14-23.56 1. «As he moved off, people spread their cloaks in the road, and now, as he was approaching the downward slope of the […]

Patriarch’s Christmas wishes to the young basket player of Reyer Venezia »

On the 16 of December cardinal Scola has took part to the annual Christmas wish-party of Reyer Venezia Basketball Society. In the fully crowed stadium, among the young players, the official teams and team’s managers, and the relatives of the player, he said: “you will achieve more goals if you know where you are going […]

Pictures from the Redeemer’s celebration in Venice »

Pictures from Oasis Scientific Committee in Venice »

Here you will find some pictures that run through again the Internation Scientific Committee of Oasis Foundation in Venice.