Opus Dei. Romana BulletinBulletin of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei.

| español | français | italiano    
To read the full version of Romana,    
you can subscribe to the print edition    
EditorialFrom the Holy SeePrelateThe founder of Opus DeiBeato ÁlvaroNewsApostolic InitiativesIn PaceStudy
Home - Site Map | Subscriptions - Search E-mail Newsletter

No. 52 • January - June 2011 • Page 138
 •  Initiatives

Rome -- Conference on the Beatification of John Paul II

“The beatification of John Paul II: public opinion and sensus fidei” was the theme of the Study Conference organized by the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, this past April 1, in connection with the beatification of John Paul II, which would take place a month later. The work was inaugurated by Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints. The former director of the Press Office of the Holy See, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, also gave a presentation.

The second part of the conference included a round table with the participation of journalists, Vatican specialists, and teachers of communications, moderated by Professor Diego Contreras, dean of the School of Institutional Communication at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Taking part were Luigi Accattoli, from the newspaper Corriere della Sera; Aldo Maria Valli, Vatican specialist for Italian Public Television news; Marina Ricci, from the news department of Channel 5-Mediaset; Elisabetta Lo Iacono, professor of Journalism at the San Buenaventura School of Theology, and Giovanni Tridente, professor of information ethics at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.

A few weeks earlier, on March 9, at the same site, the postulator for the cause of canonization of John Paul II participated in one of the colloquia organized by the School of Communication at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Msgr. Slawomir Oder said that Karol Wojtyla “made the Gospel, the word of God, known with his life.” The postulator said that “when John Paul II could no longer speak, because he had lost this ability, he still transmitted—despite his human powerlessness—the strength of his faith.” For “holiness is a process, a response to the grace of God,” and whoever “takes refuge in him, allows his heart to be transformed.”

Print this page 
Download Palm version 
Send to a friend 
Useful links
The Vatican
Opus Dei
Writings of the Founder of Opus Dei
Josemaría Escrivá - Founder of Opus Dei
Romana - Bulletin of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei
Address: Viale Bruno Buozzi 73, 00197 Rome | redazione@romana.org
English edition: us@romana.org
© en.romana.org · Aviso legal · Política de privacidad y cookies