Pope Francis: Man of Peace

Author: Jude Winkler



One of 101 titles in the St. Joseph Picture Book Series, this book by popular author Rev. Jude Winkler, OFM. Conv. relates the life and influence of Pope Francis in simple, easy-to-understand language. From his time as a young boy on the soccer field in Argentina to his present role as head of the Catholic Church in Rome, this book introduces children to the 266th man to be named Pope. Young people will learn about his early life, his vocation, his special love for the poor, his election as Pope and the selection of his name, his simple acts of humility and mercy, and his favorite Saints. Pope Francis: Man of Peace from Catholic Book Publishing provides a perfect way for the children Pope Francis holds so dear to become acquainted with the Holy Father. Among the features of this book are:

  • a brief biography of Pope Francis
  • vibrant full-color illustrations

Subjects on the life and influence of Pope Francis that are covered in this title include:

  • We Have Good News (The Election of Pope Francis)
  • Born in Argentina
  • God Touches His Heart
  • Service as a Jesuit
  • Difficult and Dangerous Times
  • Called to Be a Bishop
  • Serving the Poor
  • Two Popes
  • Pope Francis (The Introduction of the New Pope)
  • Simple Acts
  • The God of Mercy
  • Be Filled with Hope
  • A Church Giving Witness
  • A Man of Prayer
  • His Favorite Saints
  • A Prayer for the Pope

The St. Joseph Picture Books Series is a magnificent series of religious books for children, superbly illustrated in full color and simply written, that will help all children to better understand the Catholic Faith. These books are ideal for home or school.

The St. Joseph Picture Books Series is intended to help teach the basics of the Catholic Faith to children in an enjoyable manner. The books in the Seeries deal with one or more of the following themes: (1) the teachings of the Church, (2) the Christian way of life, and (3) our Catholic worship (including both public and private prayers and devotions). Each book also carries the Imprimatur, assuring that the contents are in line with Church teaching.

ISBN: 9781941243190
Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing
Pub Date: 01/2014
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.15lbs
Size: 7.20h x 5.30w x 0.20d

Additional information

Weight 0.15 lbs
Dimensions 7.20 × 5.30 × 0.20 in