Per svolgere il suo compito ecumenico, la chiesa ha bisogno di un buon numero di esperti in questa materia: ministri ordinati, religiosi, laici, uomini e donne. (Giovanni Paolo II)

Biblioteca San Francesco della Vigna

Biblioteca San Francesco della Vigna

The Convent library, whose origin date back to the XIII century, after several hardships is now a provincial library and support the Institute of Ecumenic Studies. The Library has a vast book holdings consisting of an old archive made up of about 30.000 books and a modern one made up of about 80.000. In addition, the library has the magazine section counting 665 newpapers (363 current, 302 stopped).