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New library books

The following books about Pope Francis are available at the Little Turtle branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“Francis: Pope of a New World” by Andrea Tornielli; translated by William J. Melcher

In the words, ideas, and personal recollections of Pope Francis – including up to the final hours before his election – the most highly regarded Vatican observer on the international scene reveals the personality of this man of God.

“On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family, and the Church in the Twenty-first Century” by Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Abraham Skorka; translated by Alejandro Bermudez and Howard Goodman

For years Bergoglio, archbishop of Argentina, and Rabbi Abraham Skorka were tenacious promoters of interreligious dialogues on faith and reason. “On Heaven and Earth,” originally published in Argentina in 2010, brings together a series of these conversations where both men talked about various theological and worldly issues.

“Pope Francis: The Pope from the End of the Earth” by Thomas J. Craughwell; foreword by Cardinal Seán O’Malley

Includes more than 60 full-color photographs, an in-depth biography, Francis’ first homilies as pope, and supplemental sections on Catholic beliefs, practices and traditions.

“Pray for Me: The Life and Spiritual Vision of Pope Francis, First Pope from the Americas” by Robert Moynihan

From the founder and editor of Inside the Vatican magazine comes this enlightening introduction to the life and spiritual teachings of Pope Francis.

– Allen County Public Library