The Pontifical Commission for Latin America announced in Rome on Nov. 29 that the Catholic anthropology magazine “Humanitas” will now be available in English.
The magazine, founded in 1995, explores themes related to Christian culture from Catholic intellectuals worldwide and is issued by the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Guzman Carriquiry, secretary of the commission, made the announcement on Tuesday along with university rector Ignacio Sanchez and “Humanitas” director Jaime Antunez.
The first edition of the English-language version is over 250 pages and includes a number of essays from the 63rd edition (July-September 2011) in Spanish which was devoted to the life and work of the late Pope John Paul II.
Authors in the first English edition include Cardinals Angelo Scola, Angelo Amato, Stanislaw Dziwisz, Mauro Piacenza and Avery Robert Dulles, who died in 2008. The publication also contains essays by Livio Melina, Stanislav Grygiel, Pedro Morande and Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.
The English version of the Humanitas will be published twice a year both in print and online at the website http://www.humanitas.cl./web/.