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The Resource Pope Francis : untying the knots : the struggle for the soul of Catholicism, Paul Vallely

Pope Francis : untying the knots : the struggle for the soul of Catholicism, Paul Vallely

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Pope Francis : untying the knots : the struggle for the soul of Catholicism
Title
Pope Francis
Title remainder
untying the knots : the struggle for the soul of Catholicism
Statement of responsibility
Paul Vallely
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For the past two years Pope Francis has enchanted and bewildered the world in equal measure with his compassion and his contradictions. Expanding greatly on his acclaimed earlier book Pope Francis: Untying the Knots, Paul Vallely reexamines the complex past of Jorge Mario Bertoglio and adds nine new chapters, revealing many untold, behind-the-scenes stories from his first years in office that explain this Pope of paradoxes. Vallely lays bare the intrigue and in-fighting surrounding Francis's attempt to cleanse the scandal-ridden Vatican Bank. He unveils the ambition and arrogance of top bureaucrats resisting the Pope's reform of the Roman Curia, as well as the hidden opposition at the highest levels that is preventing the Church from tackling the sex abuse crisis. He explains the ambivalence of Pope Francis towards the role of women in the Church, which has frustrated American Catholic women in particular. And Vallely charts the battle lines that are being drawn between Francis and conservatives and traditionalists talking of schism in this struggle for the soul of the Catholic Church. Consistently Francis has show a willingness to discuss issues previously considered taboo, such as the ban on those who divorce and remarry receiving Communion, his liberal instincts outraging traditionalists in the Vatican and especially in the Church hierarchy in the United States. At the same time, many of his statements have reassured conservative elements that he is not, in fact, as radical as he might appear
Biography type
individual biography
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Vallely, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Francis
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Popes
  • Argentina
Target audience
adult
Label
Pope Francis : untying the knots : the struggle for the soul of Catholicism, Paul Vallely
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2013
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
1.Dirty Tricks in the Vatican -- 2.The Common Touch -- 3.Jesuit Secrets -- 4.What Really Happened in the Dirty War -- 5.The Bishop of the Slums -- 6.Exile in Cordoba -- 7.How Bergoglio Changed -- 8.Francis -- a Name to Alter History -- 9.A Pope of Surprises -- 10.Signs of His Times -- 11.If Necessary Use Words -- 12.Reforming the Vatican Bank -- 13.Cleansing the Curia -- 14.The War over Sex Abuse -- 15.Synod and Schism -- 16.A Weakness for Women -- 17.Prophet or Politician?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded second edition.
Extent
xxv, 470 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472915962
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a146232
  • (Sirsi) a146232
Label
Pope Francis : untying the knots : the struggle for the soul of Catholicism, Paul Vallely
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2013
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
1.Dirty Tricks in the Vatican -- 2.The Common Touch -- 3.Jesuit Secrets -- 4.What Really Happened in the Dirty War -- 5.The Bishop of the Slums -- 6.Exile in Cordoba -- 7.How Bergoglio Changed -- 8.Francis -- a Name to Alter History -- 9.A Pope of Surprises -- 10.Signs of His Times -- 11.If Necessary Use Words -- 12.Reforming the Vatican Bank -- 13.Cleansing the Curia -- 14.The War over Sex Abuse -- 15.Synod and Schism -- 16.A Weakness for Women -- 17.Prophet or Politician?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded second edition.
Extent
xxv, 470 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472915962
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a146232
  • (Sirsi) a146232

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