Gianazza, P. G.: Cattolici di rito orientale…

March 24th, 2011

Pier Giorgio Gianazza, Cattolici di rito orientale e Chiesa latina in Medio Oriente

series: Oggi e domani. Serie II.

Bologna, Italy: EDB, Edizioni Dehoniane Bologna, 2010

ISBN: 978-88-10-14059-8

The books aims to provide a brief and first-hand description of the actual situation of all the catholic churches in the Middle East in their context. The first five chapters are dedicated to a general view of the Middle East , to the origin of these churches and to their relation with the respective orthodox churches. Then the following churches are described one by one: maronite, chaldean, melkitem armenian catholic, syrica catholic, coptic catholic and latin church. The last five chapter focus the actual challenges of these churches: christian witness in a muslim and jewish world, ecumenism, interreligious dialogue, emigration.

Submission: Pier Giorgio Gianazza (Author), 24.3.2011

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