Chapters 41-50 Summary
At Castel Gandolfo, Bishop Aringarosa enters the library, where he finds the Secretariat Vaticana and two Italian cardinals. They give Aringarosa a briefcase containing Vatican bearer bonds worth twenty million euros. Although they would have preferred giving cash to Aringarosa because the bonds are traceable to the Vatican Bank, Aringarosa remembers the Teacher suggesting bonds as insurance: "We are all in this together now."
Aringarosa then heads for Paris.
The power of belief, and the need to believe.
(The entire section is 1079 words.)