The Franciscan Pontificate by Antonio Spadaro is a selection of articles from La Civiltà Cattolica, English edition that will help you to better understand Pope Francis’ thinking and his Magisterium.

Francis is a pope of the Second Vatican Council and appreciates the intimate value of reading the Gospel in the light of contemporary experience.

These stimulating articles consider some of the key work of the pope both before and after his election in March 2013, his pastoral inspiration, his belief in the culture of encounter and reaching out to the peripheries of the Church.