Hasta su eleccion sin precedentes en el 2013, Elisabetta Pique, escritora y amiga, le llamaba Padre Jorge. Aunque haya cambiado su nombre para convertirse en el Papa Francisco, su amistad no cambio.
Escrito en un estilo que vividamente retrata episodios fascinantes y decisivos que nos revelan su influyente caracter y personalidad, El Papa Francisco: vida y revolucion ofrece una vision unica de la forma de pensar y sentir del Papa, de como trabaja en favor de los pobres y de su vision para la Iglesia. Pique revela el lado personal del Papa Francisco: su libertad, valor, humildad, humanidad y sentido del humor, asi como la profunda influencia espiritual que su formacion jesuita ha tenido en el hombre que ahora guia la Iglesia catolica.
Por encima de todo, El Papa Francisco: vida y revolucion nos revela a un hombre que actua de acuerdo a sus creencias. Es un lider espiritual firme en su amor por Dios, motivado por su alegria y paz interior, que nos puede inspirar a servir a los menos afortunados, los perdidos y los olvidados.
In Italy, they call him il Papa
, which means "The Father." Until his unprecedented election, author and friend Elisabetta Pique called him Padre Jorge. He may have changed his name to become Pope Francis, but it did not change their friendship.
Since Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis in 2013, countless books have been written to help the world understand this deeply complex yet simple servant of God. What sets Pope Francis: Life and Revolution
apart from all other biographies of Pope Francis is the careful research and original investigation behind it, along with the fact that it is written by an internationally respected journalist--Elisabetta Pique--who has remained close to the Pope since first meeting him back in 2001.
Over 75 individuals were interviewed for Pope Francis: Life and Revolution
, including lay people, priests, bishops, and cardinals who have known or worked with Francis at various times in his life. Insights from these people, as well as from friends and family members, allow us to see a profoundly personal side of the Pope. His humility and humanity, courage and conviction, and warmth and wisdom are revealed as Pique shares little-known episodes from Francis's life.
With a foreword by Cardinal Sean O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Pope Francis: Life and Revolution
is the definitive resource and narrative of a man personally known by few and revered and respected by many. Pope Francis: Life and Revolution
reveals a man consistent in his beliefs and actions. He is a spiritual leader unwavering in his love for God, whose inner joy and peace move him--and can inspire us
--to serve the least, the last, and the lost.