Back to Top
Our Stores Contact Us Help
Welcome, {{username}} Log Out Log In   /  Sign Up

When in Rome

Robert Hutchinson

When in Rome

Robert Hutchinson

$7.99

Paperback
Robert Hutchinson decided in 1996 to take his family to live in Rome for a year so he could explore the secrets of the Vatican. This is the journal of his Roman sojourn.;As he settles in, Hutchinson discovers the many delights and frustrations of life in Rome, and slowly begins his exploration into the lesser known and hallowed portals of the Vatican.;He relates stories of papal mistresses, the discovery and subsequent loss of St Peter's bones, the secret (and unkempt) archives, weird relics, money laundering at the Vatican Bank, the silent and simplistic bureaucracy at the hub of this worldwide church, and even advice on how you get to be a cardinal - or a pope.;Despite the scandals and the shortcomings, he remains ultimately respectful to a church which has survived two millennia.

- Publisher Discerning journalist and Catholic, Robert Hutchinson decided in 1996 to take his family to live in Rome for a year so he could explore the secrets of the Vatican. This book tells the story of his Roman sojourn.

- Publisher

You May Also Be Interested In

About "When in Rome"

Robert Hutchinson decided in 1996 to take his family to live in Rome for a year so he could explore the secrets of the Vatican. This is the journal of his Roman sojourn.;As he settles in, Hutchinson discovers the many delights and frustrations of life in Rome, and slowly begins his exploration into the lesser known and hallowed portals of the Vatican.;He relates stories of papal mistresses, the discovery and subsequent loss of St Peter's bones, the secret (and unkempt) archives, weird relics, money laundering at the Vatican Bank, the silent and simplistic bureaucracy at the hub of this worldwide church, and even advice on how you get to be a cardinal - or a pope.;Despite the scandals and the shortcomings, he remains ultimately respectful to a church which has survived two millennia.
- Publisher

Discerning journalist and Catholic, Robert Hutchinson decided in 1996 to take his family to live in Rome for a year so he could explore the secrets of the Vatican. This book tells the story of his Roman sojourn.
- Publisher

Unavailable. Out of Print. Only available while stock lasts.

Out of Print
Quantity

Product Details

Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 143920
  • Product Code 0002740370
  • EAN 9780002740371
  • Pages 304
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Harper Collins Australia
  • Publication Date Mar 2000
  • Dimensions 197 x 130 mm
  • Weight 0.209kg

Bestsellers in World Religions