The Resource The Vatican diaries : [a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church], by John Thavis, (sound recording)

The Vatican diaries : [a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church], by John Thavis, (sound recording)

Label
The Vatican diaries : [a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church]
Title
The Vatican diaries
Title remainder
[a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church]
Statement of responsibility
by John Thavis
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Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than twenty-five years John Thavis has reported on the inner workings of the Vatican. His daily exposure to the power, politics, and personalities in the seat of Roman Catholicism gave him a unique, behind-the-scenes perspective on an institution that is far less monolithic and unified than it first appears. Thavis reveals Vatican City as a place where Curia cardinals fight private wars, scandals threaten to undermine papal authority, and reverence for the past is continually upended by the practical considerations of modern life. Thavis takes listeners from a bell tower high above St. Peter's to the depths of the basilica and the saint's burial place, from the politicking surrounding the election of a new pope and the ever-growing sexual abuse scandals around the world to controversies about the Vatican's stand on contraception and more
Cataloging source
BLACP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thavis, John
Dewey number
262/.136
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hillgartner, Malcolm
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benedict
  • Catholic Church
  • Papacy
  • Vatican City
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not applicable
Label
The Vatican diaries : [a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church], by John Thavis, (sound recording)
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Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 sound discs (13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470899004
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7608
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827336262
  • 595187
  • (OCoLC)ocn827336262
  • 595187
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Vatican diaries : [a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church], by John Thavis, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 sound discs (13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470899004
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z7608
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827336262
  • 595187
  • (OCoLC)ocn827336262
  • 595187
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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