‘The Church must bear witness to the importance of beauty and culture, dialoguing with the unique thirst for the infinite that defines the human being,’ the Holy Father said Nov. 5.
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The website of the papal library gives researchers and students free access to high-resolution digitized manuscripts, inventories, archival materials, coins, medals, and incunabula, which are books printed in Europe before the 16th century.
The Marega Fund has an immense number of documents collected by a Salesian missionary, many of which were long held in the Salesian University. Among them are two large boxes which Father Mario Marega wanted to give to Venerable Pius XII in 1953.
The disclosure is understandable given the Holy Father’s love of books, how he treasures his own personal library and his skill in teaching the faith.