Pope Francis Hardback
Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio | The Authorised Biography
by Sergio Rubin and Francesca Ambrogetti;
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The only authorised biography of Pope Francis I including conversations with a religious journalist and his own writing
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The Authorised Biography of Pope Francis is a hybrid of exclusive interviews with religious journalist Jorge Bergogio and the Pope’s own writings, painting a rich picture of Pope Francis’ personality, key values, lifestyle and beliefs.
The former Archbishop of Bergoglio of Argentina has been described as a humble yet out-spoken man, concerned with both academic pursuit and serving the poor. Inside this revealing biography you’ll discover:
• His role in the last conclave – in which he was tied with Joseph Ratzinger
• His simplistic lifestyle
• What is closest to the Pope’s heart
Through these fascinating conversations and enlightening writings, readers are treated to an insider’s view at Pope Francis.
Pope Francis by Sergio Rubin and Francesca Ambrogetti was published by Hodder Faith in June 2013 and is our 27219th best seller. The ISBN for Pope Francis is 9781444752496.
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Pope FrancisMelanie Carroll, via The Good Book Stall
This authorised biography of Pope Francis is not a new book, indeed it was written and published in 2010 and other than a short publisher's note informing us of this and how Jorge Berglio is now Pope Francis it remains exactly as it was written, and it is perfect for this reason. Here is not a fancy authorised biography that waxes lyrical but instead a collection of conversations, interviews, memories and recollections of a man who is now Pope but was before that a Jesuit and a man with real history, insight and intent - and here we catch just a glimmer of it. The book is not overly long and is certainly not arduous to read, either straight through for a thorough reading or due to its style of question and answer something that can be picked up and flicked through for an overview of understanding Pope Francis' theology and ideology of purpose, his psychology and understanding of faith. This is a book that opens the door just a little on the man that is now Pope and does it in a simple and open manner. A very enjoyable book indeed.
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Elected in one of the shortest conclaves in history, Pope Francis (formerly Archbishop Bergoglio of Argentina) is portrayed as a learned and introspective man, not afraid to discuss highly-charged topics.
The book offers an inside peek into the Pope’s personal life and discusses the extraordinary role he played in the last conclave where he is said to have been tied with Joseph Ratzinger.
Also included are some of the Pope’s own writings, full of wisdom and inspiration.
Sergio Rubin was born in Santa Fe, Argentina. He is an award-winning author, journalist, and is currently chief of religious news for the Clar?n newspaper as well as editor of the supplement Valores Religiosos (Religious Values). He has interviewed major figures such as Mother Teresa and covered over a dozen of John Paul II's trips, his funeral, and the election of Pope Benedict XVI.
Francesca Ambrogetti was born in Rome. She is a journalist and social psychologist, and currently teaches journalism. In 1982 she headed the Association for Foreign Press in Argentina and from 2000 to 2003, the Association of Foreign Correspondents. She collaborates with international media such as Vatican Radio.
Details for Pope Francis
|Page last updated||17th December 2016|
|Author / Artist||Sergio Rubin and Francesca Ambrogetti|
|Publisher||Hodder Faith (June 2013)|
|Number of Pages||192|