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Author Francis, Pope, 1936-

Title The church of mercy : a vision for the church / by Pope Francis.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Loyola Press, [2014]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  282 FRA    AVAILABLE
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Description xiv, 150 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-150).
Contents Part one. The good news of Christ -- Part two. A poor church for the poor -- Part three. Listening to the spirit -- Part four. Proclamation and testimony -- Part five. Full-time Christians -- Part six. Shepherds with the "odor of the sheep" -- Part seven. The choice of the last -- Part eight. Demolishing the idols -- Part nine. The culture of good -- Part ten. Mary, mother of evangelization.
Summary Pope Francis has captured the world's attention with his seemingly counterintuitive approach to leadership. In "The Church of Mercy," readers get a first-hand look at Pope Francis's vision of the good news of Christian hope and mercy. Designed for a broad readership, this is a compilation of essays, speeches, and homilies by Pope Francis since his election on being a church that exists among and for the people, solidarity with the poor, and the need to demolish the idols of power and money.
Subject Catholic Church -- Sermons.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church.
Francis, Pope, 1936-
ISBN 9780829441680 (hardcover)
0829441689 (hardcover)
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