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Description - A Catholic's Guide to Rome by Frank J. Korn

Foreword by John Cardinal O'Connor 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. Written in a warm and engaging anecdotal style, this book-- --explains Jubilee Year background and ceremonies --offers Jubilee travelers alternatives to the typical sites, with their expected three-times heavier crowds --has a directory of churches offering Mass in different languages --lists the traditional sequence of churches to visit for Lenten stations --contains photos, maps, and an index --offers insight and understanding to travelers of every faith This fascinating insider's guide is perfect for-- o tourists o pilgrims o priests and religious o armchair travellers o travel agents Frank J. Korn

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780809139262
ISBN-10: 080913926X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Frank J. Korn

Frank J. Korn is an Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Seton Hall University. A Fulbright scholar, he is also the author of hundreds of articles and seven books. He is recognized internationally as an expert on Rome and has lectured at such places as Yale University and the Institute for Vatican Studies.