Politics and Society: The Path to Change - Pope Francis -Pope Francis recounts his early life, including his relationship with his mother and his grandmothers, former girlfriends and childhood sweethearts, as well as the psychoanalysis he underwent aged Dominique Wolton asks Pope Francis about his decision not to live at the grand Apostolic Palace, about his views on the future of Europe, all within the context of politics, society, and the role of the Church. No subject is taboo, with paedophile priests, divorce, and the role of women in the church all coming into the discussion. Dominique Wolton, French sociology and politics specialist, reveals the fascinating inner thoughts of His Holiness, including personal truths and stories from his early life never before made public. Recorded over the course of a year, these warm and human encounters freely address the major issues of our time: peace and war, politics and religion, globalization and cultural diversity, fundamentalism and secularism, Europe and migrants, ecology, inequalities in the world, ecumenism and inter-religious dialogue, the individual, family, time, trust and joy. For queries relating to a specific O'Mahony's branch, please refer to our shop contact details: Limerick City , Ennis , Tralee , or University of Limerick. General Books.
A Future of Faith: The Path of Change in Politics and Society
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Editors: Lyon , Alynna J. Pope Francis confuses many observers because his papacy does not fit neatly into any pre-established classificatory schemes. The chapters in this volume ask what difference it makes that he is the first pope from Latin America, how and why different countries in the world respond to him, how his understanding of scripture informs his ideas on economic, social, and environmental policy, and where politics meets theology under Francis. In the end, this volume seeks to provide a more robust understanding of the enigmatic papacy of Francis.
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Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere , the first to visit the Arabian Peninsula , and the first pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III , who reigned in the 8th century. Born in Buenos Aires , Argentina, Bergoglio was ordained a Catholic priest in , and from to was Argentina's provincial superior of the Society of Jesus Jesuits. He led the Argentine Church during the December riots in Argentina. He chose Francis as his papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. Throughout his public life, Pope Francis has been noted for his humility, emphasis on God's mercy, international visibility as Pope, concern for the poor and commitment to interfaith dialogue. He is credited with having a less formal approach to the papacy than his predecessors, for instance choosing to reside in the Domus Sanctae Marthae guesthouse rather than in the papal apartments of the Apostolic Palace used by previous popes. He maintains that the Church should be more open and welcoming.