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A Catholic's Guide to Rome: Discovering the Soul of the Eternal City


by Frank J. Korn

A Catholic's Guide to Rome: Discovering the Soul of the Eternal City
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Publication date: 2000-03-01
Number of pages: 208
ISBN: 9780809139262
Internationally recognized expert and veteran of fifty trips to Rome, Frank Korn presents an insider's guide to the city. He describes not only the familiar churches, basilicas, and historic places, but also takes travelers on fascinating detours down back alleys to little-known, though very important sites. For both the public and the private Rome, he reveals the legends and traditions associated with each.

With a warm and engaging style, the author explains Jubilee Year background and ceremonies and offers Jubilee travelers meaningful alternatives to the typical sites with their expected three-times-heavier crowds. He also lists which church offers Mass in which language.

This guide is not only for Catholics but also helps travelers of other faiths appreciate a culture not their own. The author's storytelling style and invaluable facts, and the book's photos, maps, and index, make this a perfect choice for tourists and pilgrims, armchair travelers, priests and religious. It also offers "insider's info" that every travel agent and travel store will want to pass on to their customers.Frank J. Korn

$25.50