THE GREAT REFORMER

THE GREAT REFORMER
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Austen Ivereigh's expansive and deeply contextual biography of Pope Francis, which provides never-before-explained detail on how this unlikely pope's ambitious programme began - and where it is taking the Church.
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Relying on extensive interviews in Argentina, Rome, and elsewhere, as well as years of study of the contemporary Catholic Church, The Great Reformer tells the story of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the man who went from lower-middle-class child of Italian immigrants in Buenos Aires to spiritual leader of more than a billion Catholics worldwide. This intimate, far-reaching biography sheds light on a largely untold story: the influence of Argentina's nationalist movement on Pope Francis and the inspiration provided by early Jesuit missionaries; his visionary but controversial leadership of the Argentine Jesuits; as well as the hair-raising tightrope he walked during the military dictatorship of the 1970s. Deep analysis and rare insights
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Title THE GREAT REFORMER
Author Ivereigh
Price £20.99
Format Hardback
Dimensions 156mm x 40mm
Printed Pages 400
Publisher Henry Holt
Year Of Publication 25/11/2014
Isbn / Product Code 9781627791571
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