Want to know the inside story of the recent abdication by one Pope and the election of a startling new one--complete with colorful photos and analysis by the noted journalist Philip Lawler? Well, here it is.--Fr. C. J. McCloskey, Church historian and Research Fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute in Washington DC.
An outstanding photo journal featuring more than 150 full color photos tells the inspiring story of Pope Francis. He loves the tango and was trained as a Chemist. In his youth he had a regular girlfriend whom he planned to marry. For a Pope, Francis has an unusual life story. Drawing from conversations, interviews, inside information, and the Pope's own writings and talks, A Call to Serve offers first-hand information, moving reflections, and profound insights into the life of Jorge Bergoglio, the fascinating papal election, the challenges ahead, and the heart of Pope Francis.