Bari’s Borrowed Wonder Worker
text and photographs by Michael J.L. La Civita
(From Catholic Near East July – August 1997)
In the southern Italy city of Bari, an annual celebration commemorates St. Nicholas, the Wonder Worker.
Italy’s Byzantine Catholics
by Msgr. Eleuterio F. Fortino
(From Catholic Near East November – December 1995)
The Byzantine Catholic Church in Italy – historically a link to the Byzantine Orthodox Church.
Byzantine Catholics in Italy
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern
(From Catholic Near East May – June 1994)
The Italo-Albanian Church in Sicily maintains the island’s Byzantine roots.
Preserving Albanian Heritage: Byzantine Catholics in Italy
by Daniel Morneau
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Spring 1986)
Unlike their brothers and sisters in Albania, Byzantine Catholics in Italy can – and do – celebrate their culture and faith.
Children of the Odegitria: Italy’s Byzantine Catholics
by Rev. Romanos V. Russo
(From Catholic Near East Magazine Winter 1980)
The Byzantine Catholic rite in Italy continues to flourish as it has for thousands of years.
Picture of the Day: St. Nicholas, the Wonder Worker
Vice President of Communications Michael J.L. La Civita reflects on the importance of St. Nicholas.
The Feast of St. Nicholas
Michael La Civita discusses the feast day of St. Nicholas.