New editions of Blessed Josemaria’s works
Spring Publications Ltd. has published the book of homilies In Love with the Church in Chinese (in traditional ideograms), with the title Yiht Ngoi Gaau Wuih. The edition was published in October with a press run of 1000 copies.
In Canada nine homilies from Christ Is Passing By have been published on CD and cassettes in French, with musical intervals by Wilson & Lafleur, Montreal.
In Spain the first cassette edition of the homilies from Friends of God has been published by EDIBESA, Madrid.
In October the first edition of Christ Is Passing By has been published in Russian, with a printing of 2000 copies by Editorial Okeanos Oy, Helsinki.
In December, Distributed Processing Systems in the Philippines published an interactive multimedia CD-ROM entitled The Greatness of Ordinary Life. It contains a biography and the writings of Blessed Josemaria Escriva together with more than 300 photographs, 18 video clips and 14 audio sections, along with information on the Prelature of Opus Dei. Also in the Philippines, under the Scepter label, a thousand cassettes have been produced with four homilies of Blessed Josemaria taken from Christ Is Passing By.
In Mexico, the 13th and 14th editions of Friends of God have been published recently, with a printing of 51,000 copies, as well as the 12th edition of Christ Is Passing By, with 50,000 copies.
Romana, n. 33, July-December 2001, p. 204-205.