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BENEDICT XVI'S “THE INFANCY NARRATIVES” TO BE PRESENTED ON 20 NOVEMBER

Vatican City, 14 November 2012 (VIS) - The Vatican Publishing House and Rizzoli Publications today announced that the book "L'Infanzia di Gesu", the third volume of Joseph Ratzinger - Benedict XVI's trilogy on Jesus of Nazareth, will be presented to the press on 20 November. The book is due to appear in English with the title "Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives".

The book will be presented at 11 a.m. in the Pius X Room (Via dell'Ospedale 1, Rome), and the speakers will include Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Maria Clara Bingemer, professor of theology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Fr. Giuseppe Costa S.D.B., director of the Vatican Publishing House, and Fr. Federico Lombardi S.J., director of the Holy See Press Office, who will act as moderator.

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