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The Election of Pope Francis

An Inside Account of the Conclave That Changed History
  • By Gerard O''Connell

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The selection of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Buenos Aires in the papal election of 2013 made history in several ways: as the first Latin American pope, the first Jesuit pope, and the first pope ever to choose the name Francis. But it became increasingly clear, that these "firsts" would only be the beginning of a consequential papacy of historic proportions. How did this selection come about? This book, written by a top Vatican journalist, offers an inside, day-by-day account of the process that began with Pope Benedict XVI's surprising decision to retire up to Pope Francis's election and installation.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781626983199
    • Manufacturer: Orbis Books
    • Author: Gerard O''Connell
    • ISBN 13: 9781626983199
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2019
    • Format: Hardcover
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