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A Big Heart Open to God review ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ï In an interview published exclusively in English in the Jesuit journal America Pope Francis speaks candidly about his historic role as the first Jesuit pope his ideas on church governance the moral teachings of the church and how he has learned from his mistakes“I am aOnly thinking with the hierarchy of the church Father Spadaro the editor of Civiltà Cattolica the Jesuit journal edited in Rome spoke to Pope Francis in person in August 2013 uestions were submitted by Jesuit journals from around the world “Organizations as old as America rarely do anything completely unprecedented” writes America editor in chief Matt Malone SJ in his introduction to the pope’s interview “This issue of America however is truly a first?. A very intriguing book Francis' conception of God as acting through the unfolding of history and through society's interrelationships has interesting implications I also discovered that the sociologist Michel de Certeau who wrote 'the Practice of Everyday Life' was a Jesuit and is a favorite of Francis' His discussion of his literary artistic and musical tastes is fascinating He apparently used to teach a class in Spanish literature and he sent some of his students' writings to Borges to read and Borges agreed to write an introduction to a published volume of his student's writings That the current pope read and associated with Borges boggles the mind In any event the book is well worth reading As an aside in some Wikipedia ing I did while reading this book I read that the Jesuits have a somewhat inimical relationship with Opus Dei who form something like their conservative counterpoint eg Rick Santorum is allegedly in Opus Dei

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In an interview published exclusively in English in the Jesuit journal America Pope Francis speaks candidly about his historic role as the first Jesuit pope his ideas on church governance the moral teachings of the church and how he has learned from his mistakes“I am a sinner This is the most accurate definition” Pope Francis told Antonio Spadaro SJ who conducted the interview on behalf of Jesuit journals around the world “It is not a figure of speech a li. Everything I read from Pope Francis makes me like him even He is going to be such an incredible leader of the Catholic Church and the world at large This interview brings him closer to his people The responses from various leaders in the church that follows the interview helped enlightened the interview for me This was the first time I read this book but I know I will go back to it again I highly recommend it

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A Big Heart Open to GodTerary genre I am a sinner”In a remarkably wide ranging and candid conversation Pope Francis speaks about his years as a Jesuit superior where “my authoritarian way of making decisionscreated problems”; the role of eight cardinals who will soon release a report on church reform “I do not want token consultations but real consultations”; and what it means to “think with the church” “We should not even thinkthat ‘thinking with the church’ means. This interview of Pope Francis for the America magazine caught the imagination of the media worldwide Never before had there been such an open honest humble conversation published between a Pope and a journalist albeit a Jesuit uestions covered included – who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio What does it mean for a Jesuit to be Bishop of Rome Experience in Church Government The Church as Field Hospital Women in the life of the Church To seek and find God in All things Certitude and Mistakes Art and Creativity The interview in this book was condensed and then followed by commentary from men and women about the interviewJames Hanvey found crucially that there was the sense of immediacy openness and the person that is present throughout He felt that Pope Francis was not afraid of his own sinfulness and development because of itRichard Rohr stated that we have a Pope that gathers not scatters That his ability for discernment enables him to trust his own experience while balancing it with Scripture and TraditionRev Robert P Imbelli felt that the interview was a conversation than interview The highlight for him was that the Pope did not focus on the secular media issues of abortion gay marriage and contraceptionMeghan J Clark talks of the Pope’s choice to live in the Vatican Guesthouse due to a yearning for a strong sense of community “ I cannot live without people I need to live my life with others’Kerry Weber highlights the Pope’s description of the church as a ‘home for all’ and his urging to not reduce it to ‘a nest protecting our mediocrity’Margot Patterson spoke of his common touch Of the call by the Pope to strengthen the role of women in the churchJohn W Martens was interested in the way the Pope allows the Scripture to lie as a foundation for his pattern of life and mindDrew Christiansen felt the interview revived the understanding of the church as People of God By refocusing the church on the gospel James Martin then goes through the interview and picks out crucial uotes on which to meditate I have not included those meditations but recommend you read the whole book including that sectionThis is an important book for anyone interested in what the Pope actually thinks on crucial topics To get a sense of the man behind the position Anyone could read this book and find something that speaks to them from within