The first volume of the Opera Omnia, “Theology of the liturgy”, is the 11th book of the 16 volume collectionof Joseph Ratzinger’s works. It was published by the Libreria Editrice Vaticana, in the new and exclusive Italian translation, on 29th June 2010, the day of the celebration of the Saints Peter and Paul. It was welcomed by scholars but also by a wider audience; selling more than 3000 copies on its first release it sold out in just two months. In September the first reprint was released.
The 850 page book was sold by the Libreria Editrice Vaticana for 55 Euros at the beginning of July in Italy. Many editors and translators worked on the project.na, Pierluca Azzaro, Edmondo Coccia, Eulalia Biffi e al Card. Angelo Amato che, tutti, a diverso titolo e con le rispettive competenze e professionalità, hanno contribuito alla realizzazione dell'opera che diventa strumento base indispensabile per le successive traduzioni in lingua.