By Sean Salai S. J.
If figuring out someone’s kinfolk is helping us to grasp that individual, then we needs to comprehend Francis as a son of St. Ignatius to understand the assets of his non secular hearth, and we needs to examine how the Jesuit saints lived to completely grab how Francis strives to stay. – From the introduction
What makes Pope Francis tick?
Where do his (sometimes unforeseen) rules come from?
Why does he frequently rattle individuals with what he says?
What makes him so diverse from different popes prior to him?
And why should still we care?
All the Pope's Saints may also help us to find and strengthen six virtues of Jesuit spirituality: secrets and techniques to a brand new, refreshed, or even unpredictable courting with God.
This isn’t only a ebook approximately Pope Francis’ non secular concept. because the first Jesuit pope in heritage, Francis has introduced a thorough shift in concentration that stems at once from a protracted line of Jesuits relationship again to St. Ignatius of Loyola. In All the Pope’s Saints, you’ll get to understand many Jesuit saints—both well-known and not—who are the Holy Father's heroes and position models.
“Offers a few precise insights into the brain and middle of this Jesuit Bishop of Rome and introduces us to a few of the pope’s most sensible friends.” —Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B., English-language media connecté of the Holy See Press place of work and CEO of Salt and lightweight
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sean Salai, S.J., is a Jesuit and contributing author at America journal. He holds an M.Div from Santa Clara college, an M.A. in utilized Philosophy from Loyola collage Chicago, and a B.A. in heritage from Wabash collage. ahead of coming into the Society of Jesus in 2005, he labored as a newspaper reporter.
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