"Today, in the name of St Francis, I say to you: I have neither gold nor silver to give you, but something far more precious, the Gospel of Jesus." - Pope Francis
What do a medieval Italian Catholic and a twenty-first century Argentine pope have in common?
The certainty that encountering Jesus can change your life and the world.
Alan Schreck, author and professor, considers the times and message of both St. Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis and invites you to experience the same freedom and joy that they have found in Jesus.
St. Francis and Pope Francis brings together themes that are central to the mission of both these men:
Two men separated by 800 years. One vision. As Pope Francis said, on a visit to Assisi: "I seem to hear the voice of St Francis repeating: "The Gospel, the Gospel!"