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The great reformer : Francis and the making of a radical pope

Author: Austen Ivereigh
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This biography of Pope Francis describes how this revolutionary thinker uses the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions.
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Genre/Form: Religion
History
Biographies
NonFiction
Christian
Religious
Named Person: Francis, Pope; Francis, Pope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Austen Ivereigh
ISBN: 9781627791571 9781250074997 1250074991 1627791574
OCLC Number: 889324005
Description: xvi, 445 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Far away and long ago (1936-1957) --
The mission (1958-1966) --
Storm pilot (1967-1974) --
Crucible (1975-1979) --
The leader expelled (1980-1992) --
A bishop who smelled of sheep (1993-2000) --
Gaucho cardinal (2001-2007) --
Man for others (2008-2012) --
Conclave (2013) --
Epilogue: The great reform.
Responsibility: Austen Ivereigh.

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