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Culture of Lawfulness: The role of religious experiences
August 1, 2002
This collection of essays, published by the Sicilian Renaissance Institute, explores the role of religious experiences in crime prevention using Sicily as a case study. Contributors include Leoluca Orlando, ex-mayor of Palermo, Cardinal Salvatore Pappalardo, and Mons. Salvatore di Cristina, the Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo. They all emphasize the importance of the role played by the Catholic Church in the struggle against the Mafia, paying particular attention to various religious initiatives and the interaction between legality and morality. It concludes with a statement of purpose by the Sicilian Renaissance Institute.