Cardinal Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, the first Latin American pontiff, has been welcomed by a wave of deep sympathy at his first appearances, doing away with the untouchable protocol to which we had been accustomed at the Vatican, and inspiring hope for change and a regeneration of the Church for which many have been waiting for a long time.
But, other than these gestures and new, open style, who is Jorge Bergoglio? What is his real history? What were the main events of his ecclesiastical career? How did he act during Argentina’s cruel dictatorship? How and why has an Argentinian Jesuit priest come to occupy St Peter’s throne for the first time in 2000 years? What are his plans for the Church in the 21st Century?
These and other questions will be answered in the first major biography of Francis, the People’s Pope.
Everything there is to know about the Pope who will lead the Church into the 21st Century