skip to content
Inside the Vatican : the politics and organization of the Catholic Church Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Inside the Vatican : the politics and organization of the Catholic Church

Author: Thomas J Reese
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Drawing on more than a hundred interviews with Vatican officials, this book affords a firsthand look at the people, the politics, and the organization behind the institution. Thomas Reese brings remarkable clarity to the almost Byzantine bureaucracy of congregations, agencies, secretariats, tribunals, nunciatures, and offices, showing how they serve the pope and, through him, the universal church.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reese, Thomas J., 1945-
Inside the Vatican.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)646273370
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Reese
ISBN: 0674932609 9780674932609
OCLC Number: 34906219
Description: ix, 317 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Papal Roles --
2. The College of Bishops --
3. The Synod of Bishops --
4. The College of Cardinals --
5. The Roman Curia --
6. Vatican Officials --
7. Papal Leadership --
8. Vatican Finances --
9. Outside the Vatican --
10. Toward the Next Millennium.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Reese.

Abstract:

Drawing on more than a hundred interviews with Vatican officials, this book affords a firsthand look at the people, the politics, and the organization behind the institution. Thomas Reese brings remarkable clarity to the almost Byzantine bureaucracy of congregations, agencies, secretariats, tribunals, nunciatures, and offices, showing how they serve the pope and, through him, the universal church.

Table of Contents:

by hytekswytek (WorldCat user on 2007-07-26)

Preface -- Introduction -- Papal roles -- The college of bishops -- The synod of bishops -- The College of Cardinals -- The Roman curia -- Vatican officials -- Papal leadership -- Vatican finances -- Outside the Vatican -- Toward the next millennium -- Notes -- Index.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (4)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/34906219> # Inside the Vatican : the politics and organization of the Catholic Church
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "34906219" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069781> ; # Political science
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/262.13/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Place/vatican> ; # Vatican
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881192> ; # Councils and synods
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BX1802> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149617> ; # Theology, Doctrinal
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/papaute_histoire> ; # Papauté--Histoire
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/conciles_et_synodes> ; # Conciles et synodes
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208574> ; # Vatican City.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/politieke_structuur> ; # Politieke structuur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/organisatiestructuur> ; # Organisatiestructuur
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1052284> ; # Papacy
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/apostolische_stoel> ; # Apostolische Stoel
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Place/vatican_city> ; # Vatican City
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/eglise_catholique_gouvernement_histoire> ; # Eglise catholique--Gouvernement--Histoire
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Organization/catholic_church> ; # Catholic Church.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/860786> ; # Church management
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85097531> ; # Papacy--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Organization/eglise_catholique> ; # Église catholique
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/rooms_katholieke_kerk> ; # Rooms-Katholieke Kerk
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/112009912> ; # Thomas J. Reese
   schema:datePublished "1996" ;
   schema:description "1. Papal Roles -- 2. The College of Bishops -- 3. The Synod of Bishops -- 4. The College of Cardinals -- 5. The Roman Curia -- 6. Vatican Officials -- 7. Papal Leadership -- 8. Vatican Finances -- 9. Outside the Vatican -- 10. Toward the Next Millennium."@en ;
   schema:description "Drawing on more than a hundred interviews with Vatican officials, this book affords a firsthand look at the people, the politics, and the organization behind the institution. Thomas Reese brings remarkable clarity to the almost Byzantine bureaucracy of congregations, agencies, secretariats, tribunals, nunciatures, and offices, showing how they serve the pope and, through him, the universal church."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836979234> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646273370> ;
   schema:name "Inside the Vatican : the politics and organization of the Catholic Church"@en ;
   schema:productID "34906219" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34906219#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_harvard_university_press_1996> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Agent/harvard_university_press> ; # Harvard University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674932609> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9707024> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/34906219> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Agent/harvard_university_press> # Harvard University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Harvard University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Organization/catholic_church> # Catholic Church.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Catholic Church." ;
   schema:name "Catholic Church" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/conciles_et_synodes> # Conciles et synodes
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Conciles et synodes"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/eglise_catholique_gouvernement_histoire> # Eglise catholique--Gouvernement--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Eglise catholique--Gouvernement--Histoire"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/organisatiestructuur> # Organisatiestructuur
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Organisatiestructuur"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/papaute_histoire> # Papauté--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Papauté--Histoire"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/politieke_structuur> # Politieke structuur
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Politieke structuur"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836979234#Topic/rooms_katholieke_kerk> # Rooms-Katholieke Kerk
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Rooms-Katholieke Kerk"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85097531> # Papacy--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Papacy--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1052284> # Papacy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Papacy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069781> # Political science
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Political science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1149617> # Theology, Doctrinal
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Theology, Doctrinal"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208574> # Vatican City.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Vatican City." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/860786> # Church management
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Church management"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881192> # Councils and synods
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Councils and synods"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/112009912> # Thomas J. Reese
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1945" ;
   schema:familyName "Reese" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas J." ;
   schema:name "Thomas J. Reese" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674932609>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0674932609" ;
   schema:isbn "9780674932609" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/646273370>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Inside the Vatican." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/34906219> ; # Inside the Vatican : the politics and organization of the Catholic Church
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.