Building Bridges to Build Peace
"The American Pope" edited by Paolo Messa, Massimo Milione and Lara Jakes, is a new book published by the Vatican Publishing House which gathering the three most important speeches made by Francis during his last trip in Cuba and US.
This book will be launched in New York City at the Columbia university - Italian Academy on April 21 at 7 pm. Apostolic Nuncio to UN, Archbishop Bernardito Cleopas Auza, the Italian Minister of Environment, Hon. Gian Luca Galletti, and the director of the Earth Institute, Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs will discuss about it with a special focus on Francis' effort for the climate change deal. The co-author of "the American Pope", Dr. Paolo Messa (Director of the Center for American Studies in Rome), will be present.
"In a time of crisis Pape Francis promoted a word overseas: hope. He launched an appeal as well: "Dream that the world with you might be different." With a warning , though: "Humans need to guard their own identityn not to fall into a superficial search of unity." This is the true face of a good globalization, that "grows a population and gives dignity to all men."
"The American Pope", collection of the main speeches of Pope Francis of the Apostolic Visit to Cuba, to the US and to the UN, is accompanied by some analysi of the context.
Columbia University - Italian Academy
on April 21 at 7 pm.