Benedetto XVI contenute in una lettera da lui inviata al matematico ateo Piergiorgio Odifreddi, commentando il libro ‘Caro papa, ti scrivo’.

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Caro Papa, ti scrivo by Piergiorgio Odifreddi

As head of CDF, thousands of cases of predator priests crossed his desk. He could not be more wrong. Diego Elio rated it liked it Mar 23, Distinguished Professor, my critique of your book is, in part, tough. Statement by Barbara Dorris of St. In any case, however, I consider it very positive that you, in confronting my Introduction to Christianityhave sought such an open dialogue with the faith of the Catholic Church and that, despite its contrasts, at the centre of it all, convergences are not completely lacking.

You cannot know how many forms of selfless assistance to the suffering are realized through the service of the Church and its faithful. Because no one is ever punished for violating them. Invia a indirizzo e-mail Il tuo nome Il tuo indirizzo e-mail.

Jun 22, Maurizio Codogno rated it liked it Shelves: Only thus can knowledge grow. Maurizio rated it really liked it Jul 23, And they were indeed gestures — largely symbolic acts that had and have zero impact in protecting kids. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He knows that each one of those individuals should have been reported to law enforcement.


Benedict is a smart man. We encourage a lively and honest discussion of our content. Emanuele Gemelli rated it liked it Nov 23, Return to Book Page. At this point, I would also like to note that your exposition of the crede ut intellegas does not agree with the Augustinian mode of thinking which guides me: However, frankness is a part of dialogue.

It is an incontestable fact that many things of little seriousness have been written within the field of exegesis.

By submitting this form, you are agreeing to our discussion guidelines. In this regard, I have always considered exemplary the work of Jacques Monod, who clearly recognizes that, ultimately, we do not know how new DNA full of meaning is formed time and time again. Follow him on Twitter edwardpentin. But this leap is at least as logical as your dispute against it.

Punkatena rated it really liked it Jul 09, Essendo noto ai meno che io ho una vera e propria ammirazione per lo spirito libero e intellettualmente pronto del nostro italico matematico impertinente ammirazione seconda soltanto a quella che nutro per Brian Greene, Ed Witten, Richard Feynman e Leonard Susskind!

We need to remember the great and pure figures which the faith has produced — from Benedict of Nursia and his sister Scholastica, to Francis and Claire of Assisi, to Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross, to the great saints of charity like Vincent de Paul and Camillo de Lellis, to Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the great and noble figures of nineteenth century Turin.


Caro Papa, ti scrivo

I would designate as science fiction in the best sense: Moreover, what the Fourth Lateran Council said in still applies, i. Sep 26, Ipaziabooks rated it liked it.

The Trinitarian faith of the Church whose presentation in my book you recount objectively, to some extent also expresses odjfreddi totally different, mysterious aspect of God, which we may intuit only from afar.

Nowhere odigreddi you define it and it therefore appears to be an irrational divinity which explains nothing. At the end of the day, facing massive public outrage, Benedict sometimes gave a few speeches and made a few gestures.

Think also of the music which has been inspired by faith, from Gregorian chant to Palestrina, Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Bruckner, Brahms, and so on.

It odifreddl also true today that faith moves many people to selfless love, to service to others, to sincerity and to justice.

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