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10 THINGS POPE FRANCIS WANTS YOU TO KNOW

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Since his election, Pope Francis has captured the attention of media and the people. Transfixed by his charisma and the many firsts of his papacy - first pope from the Americas, first Jesuit Pope, and first to be named Francis - they are now eager to know the substance of the man. In 10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know, John L. Allen, Jr., veteran Vatican news analyst, author, and National Catholic Reporter Senior Correspondent, writes with intimacy and clarity, from the perspective of his decades of experience covering the papacy.

Discover the qualities that have defined Pope Francis from his days as a Cardinal and the early days of his papacy. Using the most recent, as well as archived, interviews with Pope Francis and those who know him, Allen describes his vision of leadership and evangelism and his desire for the Church to be close to the people, especially the poor. Allen describes several more teachings and insights from Pope Francis, such as: Never give up on God's mercy, always remain optimistic, create unity, and even keep a sense of humor. After reading 10 Things, you will know your new Pope and feel your faith renewed.

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9780764824371
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2013-03-31
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10 THINGS POPE FRANCIS WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT FAMILY AND THE CHURCH

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Vatican correspondent Joshua J. McElwee tackles the topics of faith and family life as covered in the 2015 World Meeting of Families and the October 2015 Synod on the Family. A follow-up to the successful 10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know, this booklet introduces readers to the most important points Pope Francis has made about the family. At a time when many Catholics are contemplating Church teaching, Joshua J. McElwee brings a fresh voice and perspective to the issues of faith and family closest to the hearts of Catholics everywhere.

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9780764826399
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2016-01-31
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10 THINGS POPE FRANCIS WANTS YOU TO KNOW ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT

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Pope Francis made headlines when he penned his new encyclical, Laudato Si, and called on the world’s people to protect God’s creation. In this booklet, author Michael Wright identifies 10 key themes from the popular encyclical, explaining what they mean for everyday Catholics. A follow-up to the successful 10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know, this booklet provides clear explanations for readers who want to follow Pope Francis’ teachings.

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9780764827105
Publication Date: 
2016-02-01

365 DAILY MEDITATIONS WITH POPE FRANCIS

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365 Daily Meditations with Pope Francis is a compilation of brief quotes from the heart of Pope Francis, one per day, each followed by a suggested activity “for today.” It references holidays, feast days, and days of national significance throughout the year, as well as the joys and struggles of daily living. This down-to-earth collection of short daily reflections is perfect for all who seek to grow in understanding and more fully live God’s love.

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9781601374752
Publication Date: 
2016-01-31

AGAINST THE TIDE THE RADICAL LEADERSHIP OF POPE FRANCIS

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Pope Francis has fascinated the world with his humility, his compassion, and his radical vision for the Church. He has welcomed the homeless into the Vatican, embraced people with diseases, and shaken a complacent hierarchy. Shepherds, he said, should acquire the smell of the sheep. In short, as he has urged young people to do, he swims against the tide. John L. Allen, Jr., who has covered the Vatican for CNN, the "National Catholic Reporter," and currently the "Boston Globe," has been in the forefront of covering Pope Francis and understanding his mission. In "Against the Tide," Allen reveals a pope who has fixed his sight on reform, on accountability and on the Church's Social Gospel. Allen shows how the pope's actions reach out to those who are disinterested, disenfranchised and lost -- and how his leadership, while beginning a new era, has roots that stretch back 2000 years.

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9780764825163
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2014-02-28
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BERGOGLIO'S LIST HOW A YOUNG FRANCIS DEFIED A DICTATORSHIP AND SAVED DOZENS OF LIVES

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In 1976 when Fr. Jorge Bergoglio was just 39 years old and serving as provincial superior of the Jesuits of Argentina, the military overthrew the government in a coup. The dictatorship went to work against subversives and communist adversaries through abductions, tortures, and even murders, resulting in the disappearance of about 30,000 people. Much has been made about the mysteries of Bergoglio's actions during this time of upheaval. Did he fail to act against human rights violations out of fear or weakness? Was he guilty of delivering opponents into the hands of the regime? Or, did his courage and compassion prompt him to save lives? These are the questions that Italian legal journalist, Nello Scavo, set out to Argentina to answer. He had no idea of the remarkable truth his investigation would reveal. Scavo uncovers how Bergoglio built an elaborate network consisting of clandestine passageways, secret hideouts, and covert automobile rides, all in attempt to save what has been estimated at more than 100 people from torture, imprisonment, and even death. Bergoglio's List is a collection of personal stories from those who knew the now-Pope during the days of the dictatorship, including: three students hidden for weeks by Fr. Bergoglio how he saved a prominent, dissident politician under the cover of darkness his bold march into an Argentine prison and much more For the first time in English, experience not only the untold story of Bergoglio's courage and heroism, but gain an insider's view of the place where he was born and grew into a man -- the man we now know as Pope Francis.

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9781618906267
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2014-08-31
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BIG HEART OPEN TO GOD: A CONVERSATION WITH POPE FRANCIS

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The world was shocked when Jesuit magazines across the globe simultaneously released an exclusive interview with Pope Francis, just six months into his historic papacy. Within minutes of its release, the interview dominated the worldwide media. In a wide-ranging conversation, Pope Francis spoke movingly about his spiritual life, his hopes for church reform, his open-minded stance toward gays and lesbians, his views on women, and even his favorite movies.

America magazine, where the idea for the interview originated, commissioned a team of five Italian-language experts to ensure that the pope's words were transmitted accurately into English. Now this remarkable, historic, and moving interview is available in book form.

In addition to the full papal interview conducted by Antonio Spadaro, SJ, on behalf of the Jesuit journals, A Big Heart Open to God includes an introduction by the editor in chief of America, Matt Malone, SJ, describing the genesis of the interview, a series of responses by a diverse range of Catholic voices, and a spiritual refection on the interview by James Martin, SJ, author of Te Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything. In his refection, Father Martin helps readers use the pope's powerful comments as a foundation for personal prayer.

In this historic interview, Pope Francis's vision for the church and humanity itself is delivered through a warm and intimate conversation, and he shows us all how to have a big heart open to God.

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9780062333773
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2013-12-09
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BLESSING OF FAMILY INSPIRING WORDS FROM POPE FRANCIS

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Pope Francis cares deeply about the health and happiness not only of today s families, but also of tomorrow s families. The pope continues to keep the theme of the family in the forefront through his speeches, homilies, addresses, and writings.Published in cooperation with the Libreria Editrice Vaticana, the Vatican Publishing House, this original collection brings Pope Francis s teachings on the importance of family into focus in an elegant way.It covers themes of love and marriage, the promise of young people, and the vocation and mission of the family."

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9781616369095
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2015-08-06
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CALL TO SERVE: POPE FRANCIS AND THE CATHOLIC FUTURE

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Want to know the inside story of the recent abdication by one Pope and the election of a startling new one--complete with colorful photos and analysis by the noted journalist Philip Lawler?  Well, here it is.—Fr. C. J. McCloskey, Church historian and Research Fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute in Washington DC.

An outstanding photo journal featuring more than 150 full color photos tells the inspiring story of Pope Francis.  He loves the tango and was trained as a Chemist. In his youth he had a regular girlfriend whom he planned to marry. For a Pope, Francis has an unusual life story. Drawing from conversations, interviews, inside information, and the Pope's own writings and talks, A Call to Serve offers first-hand information, moving reflections, and profound insights into the life of Jorge Bergoglio, the fascinating papal election, the challenges ahead, and the heart of Pope Francis.

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9780824550059
Publication Date: 
2013-05-15

CARE FOR CREATION A CALL FOR ECOLOGICAL CONVERSATION

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Drawn from his writings, speeches, and homilies, this collection by Pope Francis lays out the comprehensive vision behind his historic encyclical Laudato Si' and shows how concern for the earth calls for a profound conversion of values that involves a new understanding of our relation to God's Creation.

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9781626981898
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2016-10-12
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CHURCH OF MERCY

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This title is also available in hard cover for $22.95.

"A magnificent book, bursting with profound spiritual insights, from a man who has quickly become one of the greatest spiritual teachers of our time." --James Martin, SJ, author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage

In the year since he was elected, Pope Francis’s simple message of mercy, service, and renewal has spread to every corner of the world. Through his gentle demeanor, selfless actions, and welcoming call for service to others, Pope Francis has captured the attention of a world longing for an authentic message of hope—we want to hear what he has to say.

Collected from Pope Francis’s speeches, homilies, and papers presented during the first year of his papacy, The Church of Mercy is the first Vatican-authorized book detailing his vision for the Catholic Church. From how to be citizens of the world to answering God’s call for evangelization, Pope Francis's deep wisdom reminds us that the Church must move beyond its own walls and joyfully bring God's mercy wherever suffering, division, or injustice exists.

Named TIME Magazine’s 2013 “Person of the Year,” Pope Francis is helping the Church continue toward an authentic Christianity that is faithful to the Gospel and resonant with the world’s greatest needs. The Church of Mercy encourages each of us to ignite the flame within to help share the light of Christ and revitalize the Church.
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9780829441703
Publication Date: 
2014-04-25

CHURCH OF MERCY

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"A magnificent book, bursting with profound spiritual insights, from a man who has quickly become one of the greatest spiritual teachers of our time." --James Martin, SJ, author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage

In the year since he was elected, Pope Francis’s simple message of mercy, service, and renewal has spread to every corner of the world. Through his gentle demeanor, selfless actions, and welcoming call for service to others, Pope Francis has captured the attention of a world longing for an authentic message of hope—we want to hear what he has to say.

Collected from Pope Francis’s speeches, homilies, and papers presented during the first year of his papacy, The Church of Mercy is the first Vatican-authorized book detailing his vision for the Catholic Church. From how to be citizens of the world to answering God’s call for evangelization, Pope Francis's deep wisdom reminds us that the Church must move beyond its own walls and joyfully bring God's mercy wherever suffering, division, or injustice exists.

Named TIME Magazine’s 2013 “Person of the Year,” Pope Francis is helping the Church continue toward an authentic Christianity that is faithful to the Gospel and resonant with the world’s greatest needs. The Church of Mercy encourages each of us to ignite the flame within to help share the light of Christ and revitalize the Church.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780829441680
Publication Date: 
2014-04-25

CHURCH ON THE MOVE 52 WAYS TO GET MISSION AND MERCY IN MOTION

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IF FORMER CATHOLICS WERE CONSIDERED A DENOMINATION, IT WOULD BE THE SECOND-LARGEST DENOMINATION IN THE U.S. from "A Church on the Move"Many statistics on the Catholic Church today are sobering, and the future of the Church can seem bleak indeed. The average parish often feels helpless to do anything that might help turn the tide and revitalize the Church.
But best-selling author Joe Paprocki insists that there is good news: with the right plans in place, the Catholic Church and the local parish specifically will not only survive, but thrive."A Church on the Move"offers 52 practical strategies for moving parishes forward, principally by focusing on the one thing the Church can offer that the world-at-large cannot: Jesus Christ.
Each chapter begins with a quote from Pope Francis, and each helpful strategy falls within one of five key categories: how a Church on the move thinks, functions, worships, forms disciples, and engages the world. Every chapter takes an honest look at a particular problem in the Church before moving to a creative, redemptive, and achievable solution.
"A Church on the Move"brings to the parish level the great themes of Pope Francis papacy mission, mercy, and evangelization and replaces despair with a profound hope for the future of the Catholic Church."

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9780829444056
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2015-12-31
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CYCLONE NAMED FRANCIS

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A German Pope who discovers that his personal butler betrayed him. High ranking prelates are accused of practicing pedophilia. Vocations in Old Europe are diminishing. There are more churches than priests. Secularization is rising and believers are less tolerated and more discriminated against. In this context, the unthinkable happens. On the morning of February 11th, Benedict XVI announces his renunciation. The Church and the world are shaken. If even the Pope resigns, we must be at the end of the world. The Cardinals arrive in Rome for one of the most complicated Conclaves in history. On March 13th, on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica, Jorge Mario Bergoglio appears on the balcony of St. Peter's. An Argentine, son of Italian immigrants, he is the first Pope from Latin America, the first Jesuit Pope, the first Pope to choose the name Francis. He is humble, simple, spiritual. He speaks very little but his words and gestures touch the heart. He lives in a hotel room. He celebrates Mass with Vatican employees, gardeners, and officials. He eats breakfast, lunch and dinner at any table that is available. He wears a simple white habit. He caresses and consoles the disabled and those who suffer. To the world’s powerful leaders he explaines that “true power is service.” To the Cardinals he specifies that the worst evil that could happen to the Church is spiritual worldliness, self-referentiality and theological narcissism. To the priests he says that a good shepherd wears the “odor of his sheep.” To the Patriarchs of other Christian faiths, he has presented himself as the “servant of the servants,” Bishop of Rome with the primacy of charity. People run towards him and come from every part of the world to listen to him and meet him. Like a cyclone he is making a mark in the history of the Church and of the world (...) The rest you will find in this book. Happy reading.

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9780615982052
Publication Date: 
2014-03-01

DIALOGUE OF LOVE BREAKING THE SILENCE OF CENTURIES

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$24.00

In 1964, a little-noticed albeit pioneering encounter in the Holy Land between the heads of the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church spawned numerous contacts and diverse openings between the two "sister churches," which had not communicated with each other for centuries.
Fifty years later, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meet in Jerusalem to commemorate that historical event and celebrate the close relations that have developed through mutual exchanges of formal visits and an official theological dialogue that began in 1980. This book contains three unique chapters: The first is a sketch of the behind-the-scenes challenges and negotiations that accompanied the meeting in 1964, detailing the immediate consequences of the event and setting the tone for the volume. The second is an inspirational account, interwoven with a scholarly evaluation of the work of the North American Standing Council on Orthodox/Catholic relations over the past decades. The third chapter presents a recently discovered reflection on the meeting that took place fifty years ago by one of the most important Orthodox theologians of the twentieth century, expressing cautious optimism about the future of Christian unity.

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9780823264001
Publication Date: 
2014-02-28

DISCIPLES TOGETHER ON THE ROAD WORDS OF POPE FRANCIS FOR PRIESTS

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Don't miss out on this treasure of inspiration that will gladden the heart of a beloved priest in your life.

Disciples Together on the Road: The Words of Pope Francis for Priests offers light-hearted commentary, down-to-earth suggestions, and practical discernment. In his easy-to-read style, Pope Francis explores the joys and challenges of priestly life, offering stories and wisdom that will give nourishment and sustenance to priests everywhere.

This is a wonderful gift for Christmas, a priest's birthday, the anniversary of his ordination, or just to say thank you. Disciples Together on the Road includes practical discussions that will benefit seminarians, too!

ISBN/SKU: 
9781601375520
Publication Date: 
2016-10-15

EDUCATION FOR CHOOSING LIFE PROPOSALS FOR DIFFICULT TIMES

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Times of crisis reveal what we are made of, urgently rousing the voices that restore meaning to uncertain wandering. So begins the foreword of this book, providing the framework in which these messages to teachers were given by Pope Francis while he was cardinal archbishop of Buenos Aires. Although these messages were originally given to educators in Argentina, in a certain time and place, with particular social, political, and economic problems in view, they have universal appeal. The challenge to form the whole person, which involves more than providing a child with the ability to calculate, is relevant to teachers everywhere, regardless of their particular circumstances. The cardinal began these reflections with the assertion that teaching is an act of hope, which requires a vision of what it means to be human, the belief that this vision can be realized to some degree even in a fallen world, and the creativity to find ways to achieve it. Obstacles to human development must not discourage teachers, the cardinal wrote. If we look at Jesus, incarnate Wisdom of God, we can realize that difficulties become challenges, challenges appeal to hope and generate the happiness of recognizing them as architects of something new. All this undoubtedly drives us to continue giving the best of ourselves. Filled with the faith, hope and charity, as well as the practical wisdom, that have marked the pontificate of Pope Francis, these reflections are being made available in English to give encouragement and inspiration to educators in the United States.

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9781586178901
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2014-02-28
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EMBRACING THE WAY OF JESUS REFLECTIONS FROM POPE FRANCIS ON LIVING OUR FAITH

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"There is a charm and a charism to Pope Francis. His words have a way of captivating the reader. Like all good pastors, he points to Jesus. Prepare now to join Pope Francis on this walk along 'the Way.'" --From the Foreword by ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH E. KURTZ Ask someone for a definition of Christianity and you are likely to hear a philosophical, historical, or even cultural description ofit. But any explanation of the Christian faith that fails to define it as a way of being, of proceeding, is missing the mark. For at its core, Christianity is about living--and loving--as committed disciples of Jesus Christ.
Embracing the Way of Jesus is a beautifully curated collection of excerpts from the homilies and writings of Pope Francis, all centering on Christianity as a way of life--or, as the earliest Christians would have understood it, "the Way." Through the Pope's meditations on Scripture, we pause to consider essential aspects of discipleship such as The Way of the Cross, The Way of Prayer, The Way of Children, The Way of the Poor, and more. The book even offers a rare opportunity to see more clearly the path of discipleship through the lens of the Old Testament.
For anyone desiring to live out the faith in a way that can truly transform and heal our hearts and our world, Embracing the Way of Jesus is the perfect place to start.

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9780829444896
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2017-01-31
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ENCOUNTERING CHRIST HOMILIES LETTERS AND ADDRESSES OF CARDINAL JORGE BERGOGLIO

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When Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio stepped out onto the balcony in St. Peter's square as the new Pope, many were unfamiliar with him. Many wondered who he was, where he was from, and how he would lead the Church in these trying times. When his name was announced-Francis-the world had its first indication that this was going to be a "Pope of firsts."

But for those who already knew Pope Francis as Cardinal Bergoglio, there was nothing surprising about the choice of that name. As the archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Bergoglio had already developed a reputation as a man of unusual humility, simplicity, love for the poor, and evangelical spirit.

Encountering Christ gives the reader a glimpse into the heart and mind of Pope Francis. It offers a selection of homilies, letters, and addresses delivered from 2009-2013 as archbishop of Buenos Aires. These texts contain many of the themes that have already emerged as central to Pope Francis' pontificate: love for the poor, the dangers of a self-referential Church, and the need to "go out" and bring Christ to the world. As the world learns more about Pope Francis in the months and years to come, these texts offer an introduction into the "spiritual priorities" of our new Holy Father.

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9781594171963
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2014-04-27
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ENCOUNTERING TRUTH MEETING GOD IN THE EVERYDAY

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Experience the morning homilies of Pope Francis and witness how he continues to change the life of the Catholic Church.
Shortly after seven in the morning, Pope Francis gives a brief homily in the little Vatican chapel of Saint Martha, in front of an audience that is always different: gardeners, office workers, nuns and priests, as well as a growing group of journalists. It is a set appointment, and in some ways a revolutionary innovation, where a pope speaks to everyone, off the cuff, without any written text, as he would have done as a parish priest.
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Encountering Truth" is a collection of highlights from these homilies from March 2013 to May 2014. Along with summaries by Radio Vaticana (who recorded and transcribed the homilies) and commentary by Father Antonio Spadaro, SJ, these reflections provide moments of inspiration, simplicity, and a glimpse into the papal world very few ever get to experience."

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9781101903018
Publication Date: 
2015-06-15
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FACE OF MERCY

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The Face of Mercy: Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy (Misericordiae Vultus), was issued by Pope Francis outlining his intentions and hopes for the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy which will begin December 8th, 2015. Pope Francis, beloved for his down-to-earth understanding of pastoral life, recommends that this Holy Year become a time for each person to grow rich in living out in our daily lives the mercy which God constantly extends to all of us.

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9780819875310
Publication Date: 
2015-04-30
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FIORETTI THE LITTLE FLOWERS OF POPE FRANCIS

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Tornielli, the foremost Vatican insider journalist, offers here inspiring stories, incidents, encounters, and excerpts from the writings and talks of Pope Francis through his first year as Pope.

These add up to a powerful witness by Pope Francis of heartwarming stories of the Gospel in action, and reflect on various spiritual and social themes important to the Pope, including mercy, forgiveness, charity, prayer, justice, Eucharist, Our Lady and much more.

His little gestures and big ones, the minor or major choices that he has made each day, his ability to meet everyone and to speak to everyone, his simple way of being himself, have made Francis not only credible but above all close. The Pope is perceived by many, many people throughout the world as one of us . It is enough to watch him embrace the sick, the suffering, the children, to see why that is so.

The title echoes the "Little Flowers of Saint Francis," the famous collection of stories about the beloved Francis of Assisi, whose name the Pope adopted for himself.

This work offers a wonderful collection of insightful fragments from various aspects of the life of the Pope in his first year that will help the reader become better acquainted with the immensely popular Bishop of Rome who came from the end of the earth ."

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9781586179311
Publication Date: 
2014-09-08
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FRANCIS A NEW WORLD POPE

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After Pope Benedict XVI's historic resignation of the papal office in February 2013, the College of Cardinals elected Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires -- now Pope Francis -- as the new leader of the world's estimated 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.

But who is this new Pope -- really?

In Francis, a New World Pope, Michel Cool surveys Pope Francis's journey to the papacy, his convictions, his personality, his writings, and the challenges he faces in his new office -- governance of the church, new evangelization in secularized societies, and poverty, among many others.

Peppered throughout with anecdotes that demonstrate the humanity of Pope Francis -- and his sensitivity to those who are most distant from the Church -- this book paints a vibrant portrait of the man who has chosen for his motto miserando atque eligendo: "lowly but chosen."





ISBN/SKU: 
9780802871008
Publication Date: 
2013-08-15

FRANCIS A POPE FOR OUR TIME

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An incisive look at Jorge Bergoglio's rise through the ecclesiastical ranks, all the way to Saint Peter's Throne is presented in the upcoming book Francis: A Pope for Our Time, The Definitive Biography, . Authored by two highly-esteemed Argentine journalists, the book provides an in-depth analysis of Pope Francis' youth, influences, doctrine, and potential to inspire a renewal of faith, not only within the Catholic Church, but the world-over. From Bergoglio's coming of age in the Peronist era and his role in Argentina's darkest period, the Dirty War, to his volatile relationship with the Kirchners, and his views on everything from same-sex marriage and abortion to women's issues and the crisis of world poverty, this book addresses the all of the key issues facing the new leader of the largest religious organization in the world. Francis: A Pope for Our Time provides a concise look at the history and politics that have consumed Latin America, Argentina, and the Church, breaking the cult of secrecy that has long plagued the region as well as the institution. As Pope Francis has ignited a profound sense of pride in his compatriots, the authors describe the tremendous influence that Latin America stands to bring to the world stage. Known as the Black Pope (for his Jesuit garb), the Pope of the Poor, and the Third World Pope, such monikers exemplify Pope Francis' commitment to society's most underprivileged and disenfranchised. In Francis: A Pope for Our Time, the authors bring clarity to the man and his work: his dedication to interreligious dialogue, accessibility to his community, and rejection of lavish excess in favor of simplicity that promises to bring real-world leadership to a modern Church desperate to emerge from old-world precepts."

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9781630060022
Publication Date: 
2013-11-04
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FRANCIS BISHOP OF ROME

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From the moment that Jorge Mario Bergoglio stepped onto the loggia of Saint Peter's Basilica, having taken the name of Francis, history already had been made. To identify himself in that moment as the Bishop of Rome rather than Pope already suggested a different approach to the Petrine ministry than what we have come to know. Pope Francis's words and actions since that day have only confirmed it - dramaticaly at times.

Who is Francis, Bishop of Rome? In this short biography, Fr. Michael Collins, international author and Vatican expert, introduces readers to the man now called to lead the Catholic Church.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780814638040
Publication Date: 
2013-05-31
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