Pope Francis and the search for God in América : the significance of his early visits to the Americas /

"This volume offers analyses from experts looking back to the Argentine pontiff's first visits to the Americas as a help for understanding the present reality of the Church in the Western Hemisphere. The group includes theologians, historians, and political scientists, and the unique contr...

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Other Authors: Bingemer, Maria Clara Lucchetti (Editor), Casarella, Peter J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC : The Catholic University of America, [2021]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Pope Francis in América: a south-north encounter / Peter J. Casarella
  • The Pope and the patria grande: how Francis promotes Latin America's continental destiny / Austen Ivereigh
  • The role of the poor and the suffering in the Christology and theodicy of Pope Francis: the theology of the Aparecida document / Sixto García
  • "We finally have a pope on the side of the poor" / Ana María Bidegain
  • Pope Francis and popular movements in Latin America / Paulo Fernando Carneiro de Andrade
  • Whisper to those in despair: "the best wine is yet to come": memory, hope and resistance / Luis Herrera Rodríguez, SJ
  • The presence of God in the experience of the Amerindian peoples: a reading of Pope Francis's speeches in America / Roberto Tomichá Charupá
  • The first American pope / William L. Portier
  • A century of mercy: the Catholic Church and immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border / Julia G. Young
  • Pope Francis and Latino communities in the U.S.: spiritual empowerment in the Americas through language / Luis Ricardo Fraga, Kiku Huckle
  • Clericalism: a neuraligic point for church reform / Allan Figueroa Deck
  • Francis and the witnesses of America / Maria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer.