• Francis

  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel
  • Written By: Patrick J. Marrin
  • Art By: Patrick J. Marrin
  • Language: English
  • Digital Release Date: February 10th, 2015
  • Rated Middle Grades (ages 9+)
Price: $2.99


Who could have imagined that at a time of deep global uncertainty and institutional failure, a soft-spoken figure dressed in white would step onto the world stage with a message of hope? The election of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis marks an epic moment in troubled times for a world struggling to imagine its future. And what better way to celebrate this moment than with a light touch -- a cartoon strip called simply "Francis," about an unlikely pope who says and does surprising things almost daily to offer hope based on compassion and humor. In this e-book original, Kansas City cartoonist Pat Marrin joins humor to hope in Francis, the adventures of a reluctant pope who is renewing his church by turning it upside down in order to set free its original spirit and purpose.

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