Pope Francis: Spiritual Leader and Voice of the Poor

Pope Francis: Spiritual Leader and Voice of the Poor

by Amanda Lanser

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Who inspires you? Who do you think has changed the world? … For better or for worse? Throughout history, there have been those whose extraordinary ideas have shaped today's world. Essential Lives offers access to these incredible individuals and their stories. Learn about their families and educational backgrounds. Study what inspired them. Read how they overcame challenges and persevered through failure to impact humanity. Delve in and discover how these Essential Lives changed the course of history and continue to inspire people today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624016288
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 8
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1180L (what's this?)
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Francesco! Francesco! 6

Chapter 2 Humble Beginnings 16

Chapter 3 Building a Spiritual Foundation 26

Chapter 4 Tumultuous Years 36

Chapter 5 Lowly but Chosen 48

Chapter 6 Tiny Nation, Largest Religion 60

Chapter 7 A Spiritual Philosophy 74

Chapter 8 Looking Toward the Future 84

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 109

About the Author 112

About the Consultant 112

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