Francis, Pope of a New World, by Andrea Tornielli (Ignatius Press, 2013), 200 pages
In the first book to be released in a flurry of new releases and looks at our current pope, Francis, formerly Jorge Bergoglio, Andrea Tornielli presents an insider's view with a soft touch.
"Today's world requires the Church to witness to the Gospel more by her life than by her words," he writes. "Pope Francis, by being himself through and through, attracts."
This book is a look at Bergoglio from a viewpoint that feels both intimate and journalistic, which is to say, a bit jarring. Maybe that's what made it such a fast read.
Bergoglio is someone so many seem fascinated by and intrigued with, and...READ MORE