Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words
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Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio. He is the first Latin American pope, the first Jesuit pope, and the first to take the name Francis, after St. Francis Assisi, the 13th century monk known for his charity and kindness. Elected in one of the shortest conclaves in history, the former Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina reveals, in a series of extensive interviews conducted over the course of two years, the very image of a humble priest, inspired teacher, and wise and adroit cardinal. What emerges is a portrait of a man more interested in substance over style, a compassionate cleric and teacher who has shunned the spotlight. Through his own words, we come to know a man whose actions and words reflect his deeply-rooted humility. Hardcover, 6 x 9, 304 pages. (©2013)