A new pope is chosen, want to learn more?

On March 13, 2013 after 5 votes Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was voted the new pope of the Roman Catholic Church.  While the library doesn't own any biographies of the newly elected Pope Francis, we do have books on the Catholic Church, and other notable popes.  If you are interested in learning more about the subject check out our collection. 

Below are some of the most popular titles in this area:

Practicing Catholic by James Carroll

The everything Catholicism book : discover the beliefs, traditions, and tenets of the Catholic Church by Helen Keeler and Susan Grimbly

The faithful : a history of Catholics in America by James M. O'Toole

The essential Pope Benedict XVI : his central writings and speeches by edited by John F. Thornton and Susan B. Varenne ; introduction by D. Vincent Twomey

The moral theology of Pope John Paul II by Charles E. Curran
Pope John XXIII by Thomas Cahill
The words we pray : discovering the richness of traditional Catholic prayers by Amy Welborn

Let me sow love : living the peace prayer of St. Francis by  James E. Adams

Ten popes who shook the world
by Eamon Duffy

 

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