(29/8/16) “Servitore di Dio e dell’umanità. La biografia di Benedetto XVI” (Servant of God and Humanity: The Biography of Benedict XVI) is the title of the book that is due to be launched in Italy tomorrow. It was published by Mondadori and written by Elio Guerriero, who was the editorial director of Jaca Book and Edizioni San Paolo for a long time and the responsible of the Italian edition of «Communio» review (542 pages, 24 euros) for more than twenty years. Guerriero - who met cardinal Ratzinger in the 1980s and translated a lot of his books and some anthologies – draws a careful portrait of Ratzinger as a theologian and a Pontiff. The book contains 19 chapters, Pope Francis wrote the preface and there is also a recent interview to Benedict XVI , that is published in the appendix. “I would like to stress – Pope Francis wrote in the preface referring to his predecessor – that during the years of my pontificate my spiritual relationship with him is deep-rooted. His delicate presence and his prayers for the Church always support me during my service”.