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New book of poetry by Pope John Paul II

 VATICAN CITY - 27 February 2003 - 130 words

New book of poetry by Pope John Paul II

The Italian translation of a new book of poetry written by Pope John Paul II and titled 'Roman Triptych' is to be released next Thursday, March 6 at 12 noon in the Holy See Press Office.

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, will present the volume. A critique of the text by Prof. Giovanni Reale is scheduled. During the presentation, a professional actor will read several of John Paul II's new poems.

The presentation, strictly reserved to journalists accredited to the Holy See Press Office, will be followed by Telepace television station. The text will be under embargo until 1 pm Rome time on March 6.

Source: Vatican Information Service