Rowley Public Library

Who is Pope Francis?, by Stephanie Spinner ; illustrated by Dede Putra

"Jorge Mario Bergoglio, aka Pope Francis, from Argentina, is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, and the first from the Southern Hemisphere. Since being elected pope he has shown a humbler, less formal approach to his office than his predecessors: a warm style that has been referred to as "no frills." His common touch and accessibility, as well as his insistence that the church be more open and welcoming, has quickly endeared him not only to Roman Catholics but to millions of others around the world." --
Table Of Contents
Who is Pope Francis? -- A close family -- Becoming a priest -- Changes -- A changed man -- Choosing a pope -- Shocking news -- A new day -- A helping hand -- Taking charge -- A church of the heart
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
107 pages, illustrations, 21 cm.

Library Locations

  • Rowley Public Library

    141 Main Street, Rowley, MA, 01969, US