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The Light of Faith - a book by Francis I

The Light of Faith

The Light of Faith( )
Author: Francis I,
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Word Among Us Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.95
Book Description:

Pope Francis offers a profound and compelling reflection on humanity's need for faith in his first encyclical, Lumen Fidei, which completes the work of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. Without the light of faith, he writes, all other lights begin to dim. Speaking of those today who view faith as a kind of darkness or only to be sought when reason fails, the Holy Father says faith sees things as Jesus himself sees them. Far from divorcing us from reality, our faith in Jesus enables...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / General
Author Biography
Francis I (Author)
Pope Francis I was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on December 17, 1936 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He was ordained a Catholic Priest in 1969, and from 1973 to 1979 was Argentina's Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus. He became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998, and was created a Cardinal in 2001 by Pope John Paul II.

Following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on February 28, 2013, Bergoglio was elected as his successor by a papal enclave. He chose Francis as his papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. Francis is the first Jesuit Pope, the first Pope from the Americas and the first non-European Pope since Pope Gregory III in 741.

The Church of Mercy was collected from Pope Francis's speeches, homilies and papers presented during the first year of his papacy. and details his vision for the Catholic Church.


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