Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, elected on 13 March 2013. “He loves the tango; he was trained as a chemist; in his youth he had a regular girlfriend, and planned to marry her.
A CALL TO SERVE. Pope Francis and the Catholic Future. A photo journal of stunning quality. ISBN 978-0-8245-5005-9. Written by Stefan von Kempis, Editor of Vatican Radio, and Philip F, Lawler, Editor of Catholic World News, joined forces to write
What is an encyclical? Read Pope Francis first Encyclical here: ‘Watch this video about the intorduction of Pope Francis’ first enyclical:
THE CHURCH OF MERCY. A Vision for the Church. A collection from Pope Francis’s speeches, homilies, and papers presented during the first year of his papacy. With permission of the Libreria Editrice Vaticana. ISBN 978-0829441680.
Pope Francis offers daily homilies, reflections, speeches and addresses. They can be found on the website of the Vatican. Please use the link below to connect directly with the English language section for the Pope’s speeches.
INTERVIEW with Gustavo Larrazábal, C.M.F., editor and friend of Pope Francis How did you come to know who is now our Pope? Cardinal Bergoglio wrote homilies and often spoke about topics close to his heart, for example, nation-building
The Heart of Pope Francis
How a New Culture of Encounter is Changing the World
Open Mind Faithful Heart
Pope Francis - Open Mind, Faithful Heart. Reflections of Jesus