Writings of Pope Francis

The Allure of Goodness and Love: Pope Francis in the United States

Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World

Disciples Together on the Road: Words of Pope Francis for Priests

The Name of God is Mercy

With the Smell of the Sheep: The Pope Speaks to Priests, Bishops, and Other Shepherds

Selected Writings of Pope Francis (Available online)

Amoris Laetitia (2016) – The Joy of Love

Evangeliium Gaudium (2013) – The Joy of the Gospel

Laudato Si’ (2015) – On Care for Our Common Home

Lumen Fidei (2013) – The Light of Faith

Meeting with Bishops of the United States of America (2015)

Misericordia et misera (2016) – Mercy with misery

Misericordia Vultus (2015) – The Face of Mercy

Visit to the Joint Session of the United States Congress (2015)

Aparecida: Concluding Document of CELAM’s 2007 General Conference

Study Guide for Use with the Aparecida Document

Pope Francis on Social Media

Twitter: @Pontifex
Instagram: franciscus

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Books by Others

A Church of the Poor: Pope Francis and the Transformation of Orthodoxy by Clemens Sedmak

A Spring Within Us: A Book of Daily Meditations by Richard Rohr

An Unfinished Council: Vatican II, Pope Francis, and the Renewal of Catholicism by Richard R. Gaillardetz

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation by Richard Rohr with Mike Morrell

Encountering Truth: Meeting God in the Everyday by Pope Francis and Anthony Spadaro

Francis, Bishop of Rome: The Gospel for the Third Millenium by Allen Figueroa Deck, SJ

From Vatican II to Pope Francis: Charting a Catholic Future, Edited by Paul Crowley, SJ

The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope by Austen Ivereigh

Inclusivity: A Gospel Mandate by Diarmuid O’Murchu

Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness by Ilia Delio

Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life by Walter Kasper

Mission on the Road to Emmaus: Constants, Context and Prophetic Dialogue, Edited by Cathy Ross and Stephen B. Bevans

Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis by Mark K. Shriver

Polarization in the U.S. Catholic Church: Naming the Wounds, Beginning to Heal, Edited by Mary Ellen Konieczny, Charles C. Camosy & Tricia C. Bruce

Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution by Marco Politi and William McCuaig

Racial Justice and the Catholic Church by Bryan Massingale

Tears of an Innocent God: Conversations on Silence, Kindness, and Prayer by Elias Marechal


We need a Church capable of walking at people’s side, of doing more than simply listening to them; a Church which accompanies them on their journey; a Church able to make sense of the “night” contained in the flight of so many of our brothers and sisters from Jerusalem; a Church which realizes that the reasons why people leave also contain reasons why they can eventually return.

Pope Francis