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OSSERVATORE ROMANO
Thursday 11/05/2017



The diaries of nuncio Carmine Rocco



The diaries of mons. Carmine Rocco and his correspondence with Angelo Roncalli, offer a journey through the 21st century, dense with material kept at the historical archive of Teano diocese. Many of the original pieces that were preserved there have been recently published in the volume "Diplomazia e amore Cristiano nel Mondo", edited by Sandra Pozzi Rocco (Viterbo, Sette Città, 2016, 295 pages, 22 euro) which traces the life and the mission of mons. Carmine Rocco (1912 - 1982), apostolic nuncio in Bolivia (1959-1967), the Philippines (1967-1973) and lastly Brazil (1973-1982) of four Popes, from John XXIII to John Paul II.