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Commemorative book in Germany

Adamas Verlag, in Germany, has published a book entitled Josemaría Escrivá, Profile einer Gründergestalt (Profile of a Founder). The 450 page volume is a collection of essays by German ecclesiastical and civic leaders and includes a prologue by Bishop Javier Echevarría, Prelate of Opus Dei, along with a biographical sketch of Blessed Josemaría. Some of the testimonies are by persons who knew the founder of Opus Dei personally.

Some of the contributions included in the book are «The Ecumenism of Blessed Josemaría» by Msgr. Karl Braun, «The Charism of Opus Dei in the Church» by Cardinal Joachim Meisner, «Catholics and Politics in Josemaría Escrivá» by Kurt Malangré, former Mayor of Aachen, «Blessed Josemaría as a Teacher» by Dr. Monika Born, and «Grace in the Spirituality of Josemaría Escrivá» by Cardinal Leo Scheffczyck.

Romana, No. 34, January-June 2002, p. 120.