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Vatican newspaper pays tribute to hagiographer Montonati

Catholic World News - November 02, 2011

L’Osservatore Romano has paid tribute to Angelo Montonati on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.

The Italian journalist, who has written nearly 50 biographies of saints, recounted:

Recently, at the press club in Milan, a dear colleague said to me, “What a bore to always talk about saints!” “And you,” I said, “aren’t you ashamed to have spent the last 22 years only talking about soccer?”

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