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  • Yet in times like these, when tensions run high, people must search the depths of their hearts for the power to hold high the flag of peace. Never before has it been so important to recall the words of the Lord: “Peace be with you.”
  • Il Giudizio universale (1535-1541) di Michelangelo Buonarroti
    Augurare buona Pasqua non è fatto di circostanza, è gioia di futuro da passare, speranza da raccontare, coraggio da organizzare, stile di vita da proporre, è gridare che la terra del cielo è in nostro possesso, eredità d’amore concessa all’umano.
  • The World Bridge project will come to New York this November
    This November, Italian writer Maurizio De Giovanni will launch the crowdfunding campaign in support of a project created by Mimì De Maio called “The World Bridge - New York Napoli 2016.”
  • Genaro Matino is launching a major cultural exchange project that he has been working on for years. Evocatively named “Naples in the World,” it will provide an innovative platform for talking about Naples—a city of solidarity and hope, rather different than the one stereotypically depicted in the media. And he has chosen New York as the site to lay the foundation for his project. In this exclusive interview Gennaro Matino discusses the details of his trip and his view for the future.
  • Op-Eds
    Gennaro Matino(October 01, 2014)
    On the night Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated at a pacifist rally in Tel Aviv, a notecard was found in his hand. He never got to read it aloud. On the card was written: “Let the sun rise, let the morning glow. The purest prayers will not drag us into the past. Nothing will pull us backwards into the deep well of darkness: neither the joy of victory nor the songs of glory. And so, sing a song of peace. Do not whisper a prayer. Better to sing a song of peace. Scream it! ”
  • Many thinkers are trying to give an explanation to the economic crisis that is hurting us all and to bring hope for a solution. Among these Don Gennaro Matino's voice is different. And goes beyond religion. The Neapolitan priest and intellectual has shed some light on his ideas and solution at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò during the presentation of his latest book, “Economia della crisi. Il bene dell’uomo contro la dittatura dello spread” (Baldini & Castoldi)
  • This January the Cardinal of Naples Crescenzio Sepe will be in New York, where he will meet the Italian and Italian-American community, personalities of the cultural and artistic world, academics, scholars, men of faith and laymen alike. His journey is entitled “Dire Napoli” with a slogan: “Don’t shut the door to hope.” In this interview Mons. Gennaro Matino, professor of theology, author of numerous books, and Cardinal Sepe’s vicar for communications, tells us about the reasons and the goals of this journey.