The Lord's Prayer
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Pope Francis illuminates the Lord’s Prayer, the most important prayer in all of Christianity, offering readers a guide to living a life of meaning, purpose and strength.
In conversation with Father Marco Pozza, a theologian and prison chaplain in Padua, Italy, Pope Francis offers unprecedented insight into Jesus’s most... Read more »
From the End of the Earth to Rome
On March 13, the cardinals of the Catholic Church, gathered to elect a successor to a living Pope for the first time in 600 years, announced a dramatic shift. By elevating Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina to become Pope Francis the 266th Pontiff, the cardinals were naming the first-ever Pope from the growing New World to take the helm... Read more »
The Name of God Is Mercy
A Conversation with Andrea Tornielli
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In his first book published as Pope, and in conjunction with the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis here invites all humanity to an intimate and personal dialogue on the subject closest to his heart—mercy—which has long been the cornerstone of his faith and is now the central teaching of his papacy.
In this... Read more »
Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio: His Life in His Own Words
His Life in His Own Words
On March 13, 2013, the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, longtime Archbishop of Buenos Aires, now Pope Francis, was elected to succeed Pope Benedict. 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... Read more »
Happiness in This Life
A Passionate Meditation on Earthly Existence
A collection of homilies, speeches, and “messages of the day” that brings together Pope Francis’s wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now
For Pope Francis, the appreciation of our everyday lives is a spiritual undertaking. Joy is a divine attribute, and creating joy around us an essential part of faith. Every homily and speech in this... Read more »
The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope Francis
New York Timesbestselling historian Garry Wills takes on a pressing question in modernreligion—will Pope Francis embrace change?
Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope and the first from theAmericas, offers a challenge to his church. Can he bring about significantchange? Should he?
Garry Wills argues that changes have been the evidence oflife in the... Read more »
Walking with Jesus
A Way Forward for the Church
Two thousand years ago Jesus said, “Follow me.” Whatif the twenty-first-century church actually heeded that call? What would theworld look like if the church were truly on the move? Simply put, verydifferent. But these ponderings beg one more critical question: What exactlyshould the church be moving toward?
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Pope Francis: The Pope From the End of the Earth
On March 13, 2013, the world waited in hushed anticipation for the announcement of the new successor of Peter and leader of the Roman Catholic Church. For weeks the news had been filled with discussions and speculation of leading papabili. Now, finally, the new pope would be revealed.
But when Jorge Mario Bergoglio appeared, the world was... Read more »
The Church of Mercy
A Vision for the Church
In the year since he was elected, Pope Francis’ simplemessage of mercy, service, and renewal has spread to every corner of the world.Through his gentle demeanor, selfless actions, and welcoming call for serviceto others, he has captured the attention of a world longing for an authenticmessage of hope—we want to hear what he has to say.
Collected... Read more »