The Little Flowers of Pope Francis
Heartwarming Stories of the Gospel in Action
Author: Andrea Tornielli
Hardcover / 185pp
Tornielli, the foremost Vatican insider journalist, offers here inspiring stories, incidents, encounters, and excerpts from the writings and talks of Pope Francis through his first year as Pope!
These add up to a powerful witness by Pope Francis of heartwarming stories of the Gospel in action, and reflect on various spiritual and social themes important to the Pope, including mercy, forgiveness, charity, prayer, justice, Eucharist, Our Lady and much more.
The title echoes the The Little Flowers of Saint Francis , the famous collection of stories about the beloved Francis of Assisi, whose name the Pope adopted for himself.
His little gestures and big ones, the minor or major choices that he has made each day, his ability to meet everyone and to speak to everyone, his simple way of being himself, have made Francis not only credible but above all close. The Pope is perceived by many, many people throughout the world as one of us. It is enough to watch him embrace the sick, the suffering, the children, to see why that is so. Add this powerful Catholic book to your collection, place into the cart or wish list above.