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Author QuotedGiovanni Papini
Title QuotedLetters of Pope Celestine VI
Date (Year/Month/Day)1948/05/30
ImprintNew York : 1948. [s.d.]
QuotationFr. Raymond lent me [Giovanni] Papini's new book, The Letters of Pope Celestine VI [New York, 1948], and although it is a bit scatterbrained in parts and a little out of line here and there, it is full of things that need to be said, which it says, things that comfort and encourage me and make me glad and help me. So far the strongest parts I have read are those about priests, monks and theologians.
JournalEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 208
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