Pope Francis, 1st Edition

  • Michael V. Uschan
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420512366
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512366
  • DDC: 282.092
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title in Lucent's People In The News Series describes the life and career of Pope Francis. The book details the Pope's humble beginnings, how he became a priest and bishop, and eventually Pope of the Catholic Church. It discusses his family and what he is doing to change the image of the Catholic Church.

Features and Benefits

  • Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture.
  • Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them.
  • Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Surprise Pope.
Chapter 1: A Humble Beginning.
Chapter 2: A Jesuit Priest.
Chapter 3: Bishop Bergoglio.
Chapter 4: Cardinal Bergoglio.
Chapter 5: Bergoglio Becomes Pope Francis.
Chapter 6: Pope Francis Changes the Church.