Cover Art for December 2003vissue of Inside the Vatican magazine

Year 11, Number 10

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Lead Story
by Inside the Vatican staff
8 Mel Gibson and the Vatican
Will Rome praise or blame?

by Peter Simek
14 When Music Soars
Roman concerts surpass all previsions.
by Vladimiro Redzioch 16 A Bishop for the Hebrews
Abbott Gourion chosen.
by Inside the Vatican staff 18 Will Fatima Change?
A dispute over the future of the shrine.
by Andrew Rabel 28 Light at the End of the Tunnel?
English translations of the liturgy revised.

Photo Essay
by various photogrpahers
30 John Paul’s Polish Mountains
Unpublished photos from a distant past.
by Elizabeth Lev 42 Painting Ecstasy
The great mystics seen by great artists.

by Marijane Camilleri
48 The Woman at the Well
How a Gospel story explains us to ourselves.

by Marie Czernin
54 A Lifetime for Unity
Cardinal Thomas Spidlik.

by Friar Tuck
60 Sleeping in a Palace
Friar Tuck won’t want to return to Sherwood.


November 2003


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