Galileo e il Vaticano

Galileo and the Vatican

Galileo and the Vatican

On 27 March 2009, at 5 p.m., the book Galileo e il Vaticano, by professors Mariano Artigas and Melchor Sánchez de Toca, was presented in Via della Conciliazione n. 5, which contains an address presentation by His Excellency Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture committee . It is the Italian translation of Galileo and the Vatican, one of the works of Prof. Mariano Artigas that was published posthumously.

Mgr Melchor Sánchez de Toca was present and His Eminence Cardinal Paul Poupard and Professor Vincenzo Cappelletti spoke at the event.

You can read an initial chronicle of the presentation and a detailed report on the book, which includes part of Mgr Gianfranco Ravasi's presentation , published in Zenit.

You can also listen to an interview in Italian with Mgr Melchor Sanchez de Toca on Vatican Radio (20 minutes long).