Pope Francis’ first book, The Name of God Is Mercy, in which the Holy Father expands on his vision of God’s mercy, will be published tomorrow.
The work is a book-length interview with Vaticanist Andrea Tornielli of La Stampa. Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Italian film director Roberto Benigni, and Zhang Agostino Jianqing of Padua prison will be presenting the book at a press launch tomorrow at the Augustinianum in Rome.
Ahead of its publication, the book’s publishers, Piemme, have made the following extracts available.
The Pope, like Peter, is in need of mercy
“The Pope is a man who needs the mercy of God,” the Holy Father says in the book-length interview....READ MORE