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  • One pope, two churches: Refugees, human rights and religion in Croatia and Italy.
    Giordan, Giuseppe, and Siniša Zrinš?ak, (2018)
    Social Compass 65:1: 62-78.

    In the refugee crisis arising from war in the Middle East, the Catholic Church in Croatia silently operates charities while the Italian Catholic Church also engages in advocacy for the migrants & refugees.

    Associated Search Terms: Charities; Refugees; Italy; Comparative; Catholic, Italy; Catholic, Croatia; Croatia
  • So far and yet so close: Emergent spirituality and the cultural influence of traditional religion among Italian youth.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Nicola Pannofino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:1: 130-146.

    Based on survey data from Italian youths. Rather than counterposing traditional religion & alternative spiritualities they placed the latter within the framework of the hegemonic Italian Catholicism.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Spirituality; Young adults
  • Face à l’affaissement du scenario politique: Parcours de redéfinition du catholicisme en Italie.
    Abbruzzese, Salvatore (2017)
    Social Compass 64:2: 151-166.

    Traces the changes in Italian secularization--from religion vs. modernity, to compromise, to religion in modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Change; Italy; Moral; Politics, Italy; Secularization
  • Religion et politique, un aller-retour entre appartenance et croyance. Gauche radicale et un groupe de "femmes monastiques" en Italie.
    Giorda, Maria Chiara (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 546-562.

    Studies a group of Women in Turin from middle class Catholic families who became extreme-left activists in the 1960s & '70s, but are now residents carrying out services for a male Catholic monastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Turin; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Activists
  • Gare à l’écart! De l’importance du genre dans la religion, la spiritualité et la laïcité en Italie.
    Palmisano, Stefania, and Simone Martino (2017)
    Social Compass 64:4: 563-681.

    Examines Italian women's participation in the decline of religion in Italy, with their rejection of the Catholic Church's political stands on moral issues.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Italy; Secularization; Abortion; Divorce; Gender; Women; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Religious forms in secularized society: Three Catholic groups in comparison.
    Turco, Daniela (2016)
    Social Compass 63:4: 513-528.

    With a background of secularization, where ordinary practice is ancillary to extraordinary experiences, Catholic Action, charismatic renewal, and Catholic-affiliated scouting represent different aspects of Catholicism. Only the charismatics resist modernity.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Italy, Cosenza; Catholic Action; Abortion; Euthanasia; Divorce; Scouting; Catholic, Italy; Homosexuality; Moral; Belief
  • African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe. The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century.
    Butticci, Annalisa (2016)
    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press

    Participant observation of African Pentecostal worship in Ital; in practice they parallel Catholicism in their sacramental materiality--especially that of folk Catholicism. The worship also establishes a anti-structure a term the author does not use.

    Associated Search Terms: Marginality; Prejudice, racial; Popular Catholicism; Pentecostal, Italy; Participant observation; Minority; Material culture; Materiality; Relic; Art; Italy; Migrant; Anti-structure; Catholic, Italy; Certeau, Michel de; Competition; Experience; Folk religion; Gramsci, Antonio; African Italians
  • Church attendance and religious change in Italy, 1968-2010: A multilevel analysis of pooled datasets.
    Vezzoni, Cristiano, and Ferruccio Biolcati-Rialdi (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:1: 100-118.

    Assembles 1968-2005 mass attendance data from Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Practice; Catholic, Italy
  • Religion Italian Style. Continuities and Changes in a Catholic Country.
    Garelli, Franco (2014)
    Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Dimensioni e caratteristiche dei cattolici e del clero in Italia: un'analisi delle fonti ufficiali.
    Bonarini, F. (2013)
    Religione e Società 76: 51-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Clergy; Catholic, Italy
  • Cattolici dal mondo in Italia.
    Chilese, Monica, and Giovanna Russo (2013)
    In Enzo Pace (ed.) Le religioni nell'Italia che cambia: Mappe e bussole. Roma: Carocci pp. 215-234.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Migrant
  • Catholiques, politique et culture. le cas italien.
    Garelli, Franco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 332-347.

    Historical account of the political efforts of the Catholic Church in Italy after the end of the rule by the Christian Democrats.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Politics, Italy; Historical; Italy
  • Partecipazione alla messa e cambiamento religioso in Italia (1968-2010).
    Biolcati-Rinaldi, Ferruccio, and Cristiano Vezzoni (2013)
    Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia 2013:4: 55-88.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Practice; Change
  • Religion and civil society in italy and in other Latin countries.
    Garelli, Franco (2013)
    In Joep de Hart, Paul Dekker, and Loek Halman (eds.) Religion and Civil Society in Europe. Dordrecht: Springer, pp. 125-145.

    Catholicism in Italy has a public presence on selected issues, finding agreement even among inactive adherents. makes comparisons with other Latin southern European nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Civil society; Catholic, Italy; Italy; Public religion
  • Achilles and the tortoise. A society monoplized by Catholicism faced with an unexpected religious pluralism.
    Pace, Enzo (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 315-331.

    Descriptive data & maps of other-than-Catholic places of worship, Catholic Charismatic Renewal centers, & Catholic ministries to immigrants.

    Associated Search Terms: Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Sikh, Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Migrant; Jehovah´s Witness, Italy; Italy; Islam, Italy; Catholic, Italy; Assemblies of God, Italy; Pluralism
  • Pluralism and rituals in Italian Catholicism: The spiritual approach of Renewal in the Spirit.
    Contiero, Emanuela (2013)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and William H. Swatos, Jr. (eds.) Testing Pluralism. Globalizing Belief, Localizing Gods. Leiden: Brill, pp. 39-55.

    Based on participant observation & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Body; Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Ritual; Spirituality; Experience; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Italy
  • The "sectarian" church. Catholicism in Italy since John Paul II.
    Marzano, Marco (2013)
    Social Compass 60:3: 302-314.

    Records a decline of Italian Catholicism as it has been institutionalized, & the rise of lay Catholic movements, which have a individualistic character.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Italy; Lay movements; Social movement
  • Quel che resta dei cattolici. Inchiesta sulla crisi della Chiesa in Italia.
    Marzano, Marco (2012)
    Milano: Feltrinelli.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Young people's prayers between religion and spirituality in the Veneto.
    Chilese, Monica, and Emanuela Contiero (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 117-130.

    Based on open-ended interviews about prayer with 80 young adults in and near Padua & Vicenza.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy, Veneto; Prayer; Youth
  • Italian Catholicism and the Differentiation of Rituals: A Comparison of the Neocatechumenal Way and Renewal in the Spirit.
    Contiero, Emanuela (2012)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Enzo Pace (eds.) Mapping Religion and Spirituality in a Postsecular World. Religion and the Social Order 22. Leiden: Brill, pp. 9-25.

    Based on 50 open-ended interviews in Italy of prticipants in the Neocatechumenal Way & the Renewal in the Spirit (Catholic Pentecostal). Describes the manners of praying in the groups' masses.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Cammino neo-catecumenale (Catholic movement); Rinnovamento nello Spirito (Catholic charismatic); Ritual; Italy; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States.
    Davis, Nancy J., and Robert V. Robinson (2012)
    Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

    Focuses on the caring service side of religiously orthodox movements. The 4 movements under study bypass the state in their humanistic works. 2 would and 2 would not take over the state.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Social services; SHAS; Salvation Army, U.S.A.; Muslim Brotherhood; Italy; Israel; Egypt; Comunione e Liberazione; Catholic, Italy; Islam, Egypt; Social movement; Jewish, Sephardim, Israel
  • The parabola del voto cattolico. Dall'unità alla diaspora.
    Diamanti, Ilvo, and Luigi Ceccarini (2011)
    Bari: Laterza

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Politics, Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Geografia dell'Italia cattolica.
    Cartocci, Roberto (2011)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy; Ecology
  • Consecrated virgins in Italy: A case study in the renovation of Catholic religious life.
    Turina, Isacco (2011)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 26:1: 43-55.

    This pertains to vowed women who are consecrated as individuals, not as members of orders or congregations.

    Associated Search Terms: Consecrated virgin; Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Religiosità in Transizione.
    Turco, Daniela (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 45-54.

    Based on semi-structured interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Italy, South; Change; Catholic, Italy
  • Religiosità e modelli di partecipazione giovanile nel Basso Lazio.
    Meglio, Lucio (2011)
    In Virginie Alnet et al., La dimensione religiosa: problemi di metodo. Quaderno 56. Trento: Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, pp. 55-65.

    Reports a 2006 interview survey in Frosinone & Latina Provinces, with respondents aged 14-35; religion is not disappearing.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy, Latina; Italy, Frosinone; Dimensions of religiosity; Catholic, Italy; Youth
  • Corpi ed anime tra il visibile e l'invisibile: Studio sulle differenziazioni del catolicesimo conemporaneo. pratiche rituali a confronto Cammino neo-catecumenale e Rinnovamento nello Spirito i due casi di studio.
    Contiero, Emanuela (2011)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, l'Universita di Padova.

    Associated Search Terms: Rinnovamento nello Spirito (Catholic charismatic); Catholic, Italy; Italy; Ritual; Cammino neo-catecumenale (Catholic movement); Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy
  • L'Italia religiosa. Da cattolica a genericamente cristiana.
    Segatti, Paolo, and Gianfranco Brunelli (2010)
    Il Regno 10: 337-351.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy
  • Spirituality and Catholicism in Italy.
    Palmisano, Stefania (2010)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 25:2:221-241.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Spirituality; Italy
  • Cattolicesimo magico: Un'indagine etnografica.
    Marzano, Marco (2009)
    Milano: Bompiani

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Popular Catholicism; Italy
  • La Messa è finita? Pratica cattolica e minoranze religiose nella Sicilia centrale.
    Introvigne, Massimo, and PierLuigi Zoccatelli (2009)
    Caltanisetta and Roma: Salvatore Sciascia Editore.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Minority; Catholic, Italy; Italy, Sicily
  • I cattolici in Italia alle soglie del nuovo secolo.
    Biolcati-Rinaldi, Ferruccio, Paolo Segatti, and Cristiano Vezzoni (2008)
    Il Regno 2008:11: 55-73.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy
  • Salvation Goods, the Gift Economy and Charismatic Concern.
    Pace, Enzo (2008)
    In Jörg Stolz (ed.) Salvation goods and Religious Markets. Theory and Applications. Bern: Peter Lang, pp. 149-170.

    Salvation goods are governed not only by the exchange economy but also & moreso by the gift economy. Case studies from Brazil & Italy. The Catholic Charismatic case responded to an internal Church market; the Igreja Universal responded to an external one.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Brazil; Italy; Gift; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Charisma; Communitas; Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Liminality; Religious goods; Comparative; Pentecostal, Brazil; Ritual
  • La chiesa in Italia.
    Garelli, Franco (2007)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy
  • Religion as Communication: The Changing Shape of Catholicism in Europe.
    Pace, Enzo (2007)
    In Nancy T. Ammerman (ed.) Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 37-49.

    Secularization in Italy & Spain has forced the Catholic Church to turn to communication & persuasion rather than rely on a no-longer existing authority.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Individualism; Secularization; Catholic, Spain; Italy; Identity; Spain
  • Padri, padrini, patroni. La parentela spirituale nella storia./Fathers and Godfathers: Spiritual Kinship in Early Modern Italy.
    Alfani, Guido (2006)
    Venice: Marsilio/aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, 2006.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Godparent; Catholic, Italy
  • Transnational Politics and Settlement Practices in Rome.
    Solari, Cinzia (2006)
    American Behavioral Scientist 49:11: 1528-1553.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Italy, Rome; Russian Orthodox, Italy; Ukrainian Catholic, Italy; Comparative; Migrant; Politics
  • Jubilee 2000: A Computer-Assisted Analysis of the Religion of Jubilee People.
    Cipriani, Roberto (2006)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) On the Road to Being There. Studies in Pilgrimage and Tourism in Late Modernity. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 219-253.

    Based on 96 in-depth interviews during the Jubilee 2000 in Rome; there was little reltionship betweenofficial meanings & respondents' meanings of the Jubillee experience.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Popular Catholicism; Catholic; Feast; Italy, Rome; Popular religion
  • Quale Chiesa per la nostra terra? Rapporto di ricerca sulla realta socio-pastorale della Diocesi di Belluno-Feltre.
    Corvo, Paolo (2005)
    Rivoli: Elledici.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy, Belluno-Feltre
  • Young Catholics at the New Millennium.
    Fulton, John, Anthony M. Abela, Irena Borowik, Teresa Dowling, Penney Marler, and Luigi Tomasi (2001)
    Dublin, Ireland: University College Press.

    Based on in-depth interviews in 6 nations.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; United States; Great Britain, England; Poland; Ireland; Malta; Moral; Youth; Italy; Adolescents
  • La domenica andando alla messa: Un'analisi metodologica e sostantiva di alcuno dati sulla partecipazione degli italiani alle funzioni religiose.
    Pisati, Maurizio (2000)
    Polis 14:115-136.

    Associated Search Terms: Methodology; Italy; Practice; Catholic, Italy
  • Belongng without believing: Catholics in contemporary Italy.
    Marchisio, Roberto, and Maurizio Pisati (1999)
    Journal of Modern Italian Studies 4: 236-255.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Catholic, Italy; Membership; Belief
  • Cristiani d'Oriente in Piemonte.
    Berzano, Luigi, and Andrea Cassinasco (1999)
    Torino: L'Harmattan Italia.

    History & description of Orthodox and other eastern Christian churches in the Piedmont, Italy.

    Associated Search Terms: Monasticism; Russian Orthodox, Italy; Albanian Catholic, Italy; Egyptian Italians; Migrant; Lebanese Italians; Old Believers, Italy; Romanian Orthodox, Italy; Orthodox, eastern, Italy; Albanian Italians; Greek Italians; Romani; Icon; Coptic; Arab Italians; Ecumenism; Media; Italy, Piedmont
  • The Magic of the South: Popular Religion and Elite Catholicism in Italian Ethnology.
    Saunders, George R. (1998)
    In Jane Schneider (ed.) Italy's "Southern Question": Orientalism in One Country. Oxford: Berg, pp. 177-202.

    Associated Search Terms: Orientalism; Italy, South; Popular Catholicism; Catholic, Italy
  • L'unità dei cattolici in Italia.
    Pace, Enzo (1995)
    Milano: Guerini e Associati.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Italy
  • Fra lega e chiesa: L'Italia in cerca di integrazione.
    Cartocci, Roberto (1994)
    Bologna: Il Mulino.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Integration (cultural); Catholic, Italy
  • Esperienza della malattia e linguaggio del corpo nella terapeutica carismatica.
    Cardamone, Giuseppe, and Pino Schirripa (1994)
    Religioni e società 9?19: 39-47.

    Based on participant observation in a Catholic charismatic movement group in Calabria.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Catholic, Italy; Italy, Calabria, Santa Domenica di Placonica; Participant observation; Healing
  • Katholischer Integralismus als postmoderne Bewegung. "Comunione e Liberazione" in Italien.
    Kallscheuer, Otto (1993)
    In Jörg Bergmann, Alois Hahn, and Thomas Luckmann 9eds.) Religion und Kultur. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Sonderheft 33/1. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, pp. 150-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Italy; Integralism; Catholic, Comunione e Liberazione
  • The cult of the Virgin Mary in southern Italy and Spain.
    Breunner, Nancy Frey (1992)
    Ethos 20: 66-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Italy; Catholic, Spain; Italy, South; Marian; Spain
  • San Giovanni Rotondo and the Shrine of Padre Pio.
    McKevitt, Christopher (1991)
    In John Eade and Michael J. Sallnow (eds.) Contesting the Sacred. The Anthropology of Christian Pilgrimage. London: Routledge, pp. 77-97.

    Based on 1986-87 field work; the local community that benefited from Padre Pio & his cult distances itself from the enthusiasts from elsewhere.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Pilgrimage; Catholic; Italy, San Giovanni Rotondo
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