There have been many books on the crisis in the Church since Vatican II, but I venture to claim that this is the most thorough and pungent critique of them all. It is not a book for anyone of weak faith. Romano Amerio, Italian by nationality, is a man of broad and classical erudition, who taught philosophy, Greek and Latin at the Academy of Lugano, Switzerland his birthplace from to In his own life, he has remained true to his principles. During the Fascist period in Italy he paid the price for refusing to take the Fascist oath at university.
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Romano Amerio, Italian by nationality, was a man of broad and classical erudition, who taught philosophy, Greek and Latin at the Academy of Lugano, Switzerland from to A true insider to the Council's activities.
He was a friend of the late Cardinal Siri of Genoa and died in In my opinion, it is the most perfect book that has been written since the Council on the Council, its consequences, and everything that has been happening in the Church since.
He examines every subject with a truly remarkable perfection. I was stupefied to see with what serenity he discusses everything, without the passion of polemics, but with untouchable arguments. I do not see how the current attitudes of Rome can still persist after the appearance of such a book. They are radically, definitively condemned, and with such precision, for he only uses their own texts, citations from Osservatore Romano.
The whole is absolutely magnificent. I assure you that not much is left standing. The Popes take a licking; he is not at all soft on the Popes, but he recounts their deeds, their words, everything. They stand condemned. In his epilogue he shows how the consequence is the dissolution of the Catholic religion.
Nothing is left. But he says that since the Church is not going to perish You must nourish your souls. You must enlighten your spirit. You must enkindle your hearts, your charity. You must inform yourselves! There is a.. It would not be for everybody - Iota Unum.
It is not an easy book, but it is a very informative book. Archbishop Lefebvre wished Franz Schmidberger. Angelus Press is the premier source of information on the Traditional Latin Mass and the practice of an integral Catholic Faith in today's world.
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Romano Amerio June 22, in Lugano — October 4, in Lugano was a Swiss Italian theologian and a late critic of post-Conciliar evolutions in liturgy and ecclesiology. His magnum opus is Iota Unum. It is a work dedicated to the study of the ruptures in Church teaching and tradition following the Second Vatican Council. Amerio was a Swiss Italian.
Grand Returns. "Iota unum" and "Stat veritas" by Romano Amerio
Jul 5. Posted by Mundabor. Iota Unum is a ruthless analysis of what has happened before, during and after the Second Vatican Council, and examines the rupture of sound Catholic tradition in a vast number of issues. The book is the more relevant, because it was written in times when only very few dared to say of Vatican II what today is acknowledged by a vast number of people.