Pope Francis’ Little Book of Wisdom

By Andrea Kirk Assaf

Pope Francis’ Little Book of Wisdom offers more than 250 bite-size nuggets of inspiration and wisdom from one of the most popular popes of all time.

A pope of the people, Pope Francis’ teachings have been praised and shared by the faithful and nonreligious alike. During his short papacy so far, his commitment to compassion and humility have already cemented his position as one of the most popular popes of all time.

Pope Francis’ Little Book of Wisdom offers quotes of faith and hope from this incredible man – all in a handy, portable format.

This comprehensive book is arranged thematically, covering:
• Hope & Joy
• Faith & Prayer
• The Church & Evangelization
• Love & Truth
• The Journey of Life
• Family
• Building a Better World
• Listening to God
• Humility & Idolatry
• Forgiveness & Grace
• Human Dignity, Suffering & Solidarity
• The Lessons of the Cross

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 27 Aug 2015
Pages: 400
ISBN: 978-0-00-794744-7
Andrea Kirk Assaf is an author and editor, who has had the rare privilege of covering three pontificates in the spanof a decade: the pontificates of John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis. In 2002 she moved to Rome to write for Inside the Vatican magazine and several other Catholic and secular news outlets, covering World Youth Day in Toronto, the funeral of John Paul II, the election of Pope Benedict XVI, and now the popularity of the first successor of St. Peter from the New World, Pope Francis. Along with her editor-journalist-translatorhusband Tony Assaf and their four children, Andrea divides her days between the Eternal City of Rome and a rural homestead in Remus, Michigan.

”'The Little Book will be a perfect stocking stuffer.” - Library Journal, October 1, 2015

”'This collection of brief quotes from his teachings is a handy reminder of the wisdom which has reached across a widening abyss to touch the lives of Catholics and non-Catholics alike…Whether your customers use them for daily mediations or quick solace in times of need, this will be a treasure for many, many people.” - Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insights