Riccardi Andrea: on the web

Riccardi Andrea: on social networks

Riccardi Andrea: press review

change language
you are in: home - news contact usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

  
June 24 2013

Available in bookshops from today

The thought of Pope Francis

A book (in italian) that collects some important speeches by Jorge Bergoglio as the archbishop of Buenos Aires from 1999 to 2013, to bring us near to the Pope’s thoughts. With an introduction by Andrea Riccardi

 
printable version

There are times when everything seems difficult. And when everyone feels more alone. A world and a life uphill. Then, suddenly, Pope Francis. “Brothers and sisters, good evening. You know that the duty of the conclave is to give Rome a bishop. It seems that my brother cardinals went to pick him almost to the end of the world. But we are here…". It 's the good taste of the questions and true things of life that comes back. It’s a great sympathy for the world and our time. “The poor, the poor. Then, immediately, in relation to the poor I thought of Francis of Assisi. Then, I thought about wars... well, the name came, in my heart: Francis of Assisi... Ah, how I wish a poor Church and for the poor!>.


This book is a journey through the thought of Pope Francis, through writings and speeches by Card. Bergoglio from 2000 until the eve of the 2013 conclave that elected him. These are texts, introduced by Andrea Riccardi, reporting his teachings and his speaking style, which is direct, paternal, loving and deep.

The important questions for each of us, the concerns and the responses of faith, accompanied by Pope Francis: our frailty, how to live with joy; hope, which must not be allowed to be stolen, poverty and the concrete poor, of whom not to be afraid; tenderness, a key to humanize our world and our lives, and the mercy and the invitation to come out of ourselves; prayer even when you do not have words, the love for the elderly and children, without the decency to love and to be loved, the mystery of suffering and forgiveness that never ends; existential peripheries of our time where we understand the life centre better. And, again, a strong message: it is possible to change.


A book that allows to enter the spiritual and human horizon of Pope Francis and to make a personal companionship. A book that makes the heart rest because it speaks to life with the wisdom of the Gospel. A Pope as a Friend.

Introduction of Andrea Riccardi  


 ALSO READ
• NEWS
December 17 2016

Best wishes Pope Francis! Thank you for the joy of a Gospel that points out to the world a way of mercy and peace

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | NL
September 23 2016
ASSISI, ITALY

Texts and speeches of the closing ceremony of Thirst for Peace - Assisi 2016

IT | EN | ES | PT
September 20 2016
ASSISI, ITALY

Christians are called to be trees of life that absorb indifference: Pope Francis at the prayer for peace in Assisi

IT | EN | ES | DE | PT | HU
September 20 2016
ASSISI, ITALY

LIVE STREAMING FOR MOBILE Pope Francis in Assisi and Closing Ceremony

EN | ES | FR | NL
August 18 2016

Pope Francis on 20 September in Assisi for the Meeting "Thirst for peace. Faiths and Cultures in Dialogue ",

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | NL | RU
June 23 2016
VATICAN CITY

Pope Francis receives Andrea Riccardi and encourages the humanitarian corridors for refugees

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA | UK
all news
• PRESS
March 25 2017
Aleteia.org

La creatività per una Chiesa in uscita

March 23 2017
L'huffington Post

Un'Europa da fare e sognare, tra Sergio Mattarella e Papa Francesco

March 21 2017
Clarín

El Papa Francisco, los refugiados y los corredores humanitarios

March 21 2017
Avvenire

Dal Papa il presidente Kagame, una svolta. La Chiesa in Ruanda. Purificare la memoria

March 18 2017
Rosso Porpora

Andrea Riccardi, i corridoi umanitari e papa Francesco

March 16 2017
La Stampa

"Bergoglio ha già una vittoria. Grazie a lui la gente si è riavvicinata alla Chiesa"

all press releases
• EVENTI
January 20 2017 | NAPLES, ITALY

Presentazione del libro ''Sorella Morte'', di Vincenzo Paglia

All meetings of prayer for peace
• NO DEATH PENALTY
September 24 2015

Pope Francis calls on Congress to end the death penalty. "Every life is sacred", he said

go to no death penalty
• DOCUMENTS

Intervista a Papa Francesco in occasione del viaggio apostolico in Svezia

Guida DOVE Mangiare, dormire, lavarsi - Roma 2016

Intervento di Jaime Aguilar, della Comunità di Sant'Egidio di San Salvador

Intervento di Francesca, adolescente romana, durante la visita di Papa Francesco alla Comunità di Sant'Egidio

Intervento arcivescovo siro-ortodosso Kawak durante la visita di Papa Francesco alla Comunità di Sant'Egidio

all documents
• BOOKS

Periferias





San Pablo

Jésus





DDB
all books

PHOTOS

356 visits

162 visits

110 visits

123 visits

216 visits
all the related media
MORE