Posts Tagged ‘Books’

New Joy Cowley book to be launched

Monday, October 15th, 2018

A new book of spiritual reflections by Joy Cowley, one of New Zealand’s favourite and most influential spiritual writers, is to be launched at St Joseph’s Church, Mt Victoria in Wellington at the end of October. Veil Over The Light – Selected Spiritual Writings by Joy Cowley, will be launched on October 27th at 4pm. Read more

Catholic puzzle book hopes to point readers to God

Monday, September 4th, 2017

With hopes of leading Catholics to a deeper search for Christ, a new puzzle book from Ave Maria Press challenges readers to expand their interaction with God’s mysteries. “I open the book with a quote from Proverbs 25:2, ‘It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search Read more

Invercargill conference celebrates the work of Dan Davin

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Writers and academics converged on Invercargill last weekend to celebrate the work of Southland author Dan Davin. “Dan Davin is quite important in the short story scene in New Zealand. He was quite unique, in that his stories were semi-autobiographical,” said Rebecca Amundsen the chairwoman of The Dan Davin Literary Foundation. “He mainly wrote about Read more

Vatican trial over leaks starts amid protest

Friday, November 27th, 2015

The Vatican trial of three employees and two Italian journalists over publication of leaked documents started on Tuesday amid protest. The trial of Msgr Angel Vallejo Balda, Francesca Jaouqui, Nicola Maio and journalists Emiliano Fittipaldi and Gianluigu Nuzzi started with a 70-minute initial hearing. Recently published books by the two journalists outline instances of past Read more

Vatican indicts five over leaked documents scandal

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

A Vatican judge has indicted five people following a scandal over leaked documents that formed the basis for two recent books on the Holy See’s finances. Those indicted are Msgr Lucio Vallejo Balda, Francesca Chaouqui, Nicola Maio, Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi. Balda and Chaouqui were both chosen by Pope Francis to be members of Read more

Vatican criminal investigation into two journalists

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

The Vatican has announced a criminal investigation into two journalists who have written books based on leaked papers relating to the Holy See’s finances. A statement from Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi, SJ, said the Vatican’s police force had reported the activities of Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi to the city state’s prosecutors. This was Read more