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Cornwell, John

Summary: "Pope Francis is prepared to say "bring on the collapse", as perhaps the only way of purging a disgraced Church. "It is not impossible," Francis has said, "that I will go down in history as the one who split the Catholic Church?" However, for Catholics asa whole, the Church will, if Francis is successful, be a friendlier, more empathetic, presence in their lives. Bestselling author, Vanity Fair...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Prism 2021

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Carroll, James

Summary: This personal history of the American Catholic Church during writer Carroll's lifetime traces the transformation of a medieval institution, suspicious of American ideas of freedom and democracy, into a church that has begun to embrace basic American principles of pluralism and respect for conscience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282.092 CAR

Kramer, Barbara

Summary: Meet Pope Francis. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Pope Francis is the first Pope from the Americas. He's also the first Pope to replace a living one! Learn all about the Pontiff in this Level 1 reader, carefully leveled for an early independent reading or read aloud experience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2015

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE KRA

Weigel, George

Summary: Throughout much of the 19th century, both secular and Catholic leaders assumed that the Church and the modern world were locked in a battle to the death. The triumph of modernity would not only finish the Church as a consequential player in world history; it would also lead to the death of religious conviction. But today, the Catholic Church is far more vital and consequential than it was 150...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282.09 WEI

Carroll, James

Summary: "James Carroll weaves together the story of how his Irish mother inspired little Jimmy to believe in the Church, despite his young doubts, with the story of how the Catholic Church evolved in history to become an institution that places dominance and power in an all-male clergy. Carroll argues that clericalism is both the root cause and the ongoing enabler of the present Catholic crisis, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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Duhamel, Marie

Summary: "From the moment he was elected into the papacy, Pope Francis has captured the attention of the world with his humility, charisma, and reformist spirit. This one-of-a-kind, illustrated biography of the first Jesuit pope offers more than 250 photographs and 50 removable documents from Francis's life. Written by Vatican Radio reporter Marie Duhamel, this intimate portrait includes his parents...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 FRANCIS, POPE DUH

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