Pope Francis, 1st Edition

  • Sarah Machajewski
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  • ISBN-10: 1622754468
  • ISBN-13: 9781622754465
  • DDC: 282.092
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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As leader of the Roman Catholic Church, the pope is the most visible spiritual leader in the world. The first non-European leader of the church in more than 1,200 years, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope in 2013. Taking the name Francis, the new pope has captivated the world with messages of justice, tolerance, and concern for the poor. This accessible biography tells Pope Francis's life story, tracing his path to this important role in the church and on the world stage. It discusses his compassionate acts and efforts to bring about change, which have created excitement about the church's future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Future Leader is Born.
2: Becoming the Pope.
3: The Compassionate Pope Francis.
4: Standing Up for Others.
5: Timeline of Achievements.
6: Other Leaders who have Made a Difference.
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