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Pope's book hits NY Times best-seller list

CWN - March 21, 2011

Pope Benedict's new book, the 2nd volume of his work Jesus of Nazareth, placed 10th on the latest New York Times list of best-sellers in the non-fiction category.

Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week: From the Entrance Into Jerusalem To The Resurrection has sold over 1.2 million copies worldwide since its official publication on March 10. The English-language edition sold 90,000 copies in the first week after its release. The American publisher, Ignatius Press, reports an initial print run of 140,000 copies.

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