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Robert Laffont
EAN : 9782221095614
Shaping : RELIE-ALB.
Pages : 128
Size : 195 x 255 mm
My Friend the Pope

Release date : 22/11/2001

Shortly after Karol Wojtyla was elected Pope in 1978, Adriano Bartoloni started climbing the dome of St Peter, waiting long hours, wandering the Borgo Pio as the Pope had been spotted going out to dinner in a Trattoria nearby or passing a newsstand to collect his papers. But the Pope...

Shortly after Karol Wojtyla was elected Pope in 1978, Adriano Bartoloni started climbing the dome of St Peter, waiting long hours, wandering the Borgo Pio as the Pope had been spotted going out to dinner in a Trattoria nearby or passing a newsstand to collect his papers. But the Pope would not appear. Adriano Bartoloni almost gave up until the day he experienced the enigma we all as millions of people around the world have felt: a Pope so human, so warm, so close to us and our hearts. His photos show the Pope wearing trainers around his house, the Castel Gondolfo, swimming, walking in the rain, skiing and being tender with children. This is Adriano Bartoloni's hommage to the Pope and as he says: 'It was a dream. I thought I was in Paradise!'

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EAN : 9782221095614
Shaping : RELIE-ALB.
Pages : 128
Size : 195 x 255 mm
Robert Laffont