Posts From Marco Roncalli

John XXIII – The inventor of Ostpolitik

Giovanni XXIII – L’inventore dell’Ostpolitik

EN | IT – “The nations, therefore, must work with each other for their mutual development and perfection. They can help themselves only in so far as they succeed in helping one another. That is why international understanding and co-operation are so necessary”. This is only a tiny splinter of an encyclical letter by Pope John XXIII, sometimes forgotten, Mater et Magistra.