It is with deep sadness that we mark the passing surely of one of the greatest Romans of our times.
Former President & Prime Minister of Italy and Senator for Life, Giulio Andreotti passed away yesterday in Rome. He was 94 years old. And an incomparable statesman.
A brief but fitting tribute to this giant of catholic proportions — scars and all — is published on this page by Dr. Robert Moynihan, editor of Inside the Vatican magazine.
As a small tribute to Andreotti, we take the liberty, for the edification of readers, to publish a glowing example of his romanity — not without touching traces of his simple humanity — to be fathomed & savored in the editorial of issue no. – 2010 of the magazine he edited in his last, fruitful years, 30Giorni (30Days)
Click here to read the editorial on the website of the now-defunct 30Giorni. (Editors, chief of whom was Andreotti, suspended the 30+ year publication last November, months after the death of its inspirer, Don [Father] Giacomo Tantardini, close friend of then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis.)
Click here to read the same editorial in .pdf.