‘The library of Pope Francis’
May 13, 2014
The Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera has published The Library of Pope Francis, an 11-volume collection of books particularly esteemed by the Pontiff.
Four of the authors-- St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Peter Faber, Cardinal Henri de Lubac, and Father Gerard Manley Hopkins-- are Jesuits.
Other authors in the collection include St. Augustine, the English novelists Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson and Ethel Mannin, the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the Argentine short-story writer Jorge Luis Borges, the German poet Friedrich Hölderlin, and the Italian poet Nino Costa.
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