Thursday, July 29, 2010

Congratulations Ignatius Press!: Pope's follow-up to Jesus of Nazareth to be published by Ignatius

Here's what the press release states:
SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2010 – Pope Benedict XVI's second volume of "Jesus of Nazareth"--"From His Transfiguration to His Death and Resurrection"--will be published in English by Ignatius Press, according to an agreement between Ignatius Press and the Vatican's Publishing House, Libreria Editrice Vaticana (LEV). 
Slated for release in Spring 2011, the much-anticipated second volume of "Jesus of Nazareth" takes up where the first volume, Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration, left off.  
"We are eagerly awaiting Volume II because it will contain the Holy Father's reflections on the central mysteries of our faith: the Passion, Death, and Resurrection," says Ignatius Press Founder and Editor, Jesuit Father Joseph Fessio. Father Fessio is a former student of Pope Benedict. 
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