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Serving the Faithful Since 1960

This book is the culmination of years of research and planning across multiple languages and sources and includes:

  • The events and analysis of Pope Benedict's resignation
  • A complete biography of the first pope from the Western Hemisphere, including his family history, work as a priest and bishop, and his time as a Cardinal
  • Texts and speeches given by Pope Francis from the moment of his election to his Installation
  • A discussion of the Pope Francis' coat of arms and other symbols of the papacy
  • A comprehensive discussion of what lies ahead for the new pope
  • Follow this humble servant of the Church from Buenos Aires who reminds us that we as men and women are all collaborators in the vineyard of the Lord, that we are all peacemakers, and we are all brothers and sisters in unity, love, and service

Pope Francis is written by Dr. Matthew Bunson, the author of the first biography of Pope Benedict XVI in the English language, The Pope Encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Catholic History and the upcoming Encyclopedia of U.S. Catholic History. Bunson is also a professor of Church History and a consultant to news organizations all over the world, including USA Today and ABC News and has appeared on countless radio and television programs, including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, EWTN, Relevant Radio, the BBC, NPR and France 24.

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