Pope Francis and the Virgin Mary : A Marian Devotion, Hardback Book

Pope Francis and the Virgin Mary : A Marian Devotion Hardback


A devotional keepsake that focuses on Pope Francis s love for the Virgin Mary. ?This beautifully illustrated book highlights one of the main aspects of Pope Francis s spirituality: his veneration of the Virgin Mary.

A valuable source of inspiration, this book includes a collection of quotes from his speeches, prayers, and tweets that directly refer to his worship of the Holy Mary.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio s faith has always been marked by his strong devotion to the Mother of God; his first public act as Pope paid tribute to her in the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

His admiration is reflected in his coat of arms that features a star (according to heraldic tradition, the star symbolizes the Virgin Mary, Mother of Christ and of the Church), and reaches a peak in the devotion to Mary Undoer of Knots, which is spreading worldwide.

Pope Francis helps believers to see the Virgin Mary not just as a mother, but also a sister and friend who possesses countless virtues.

Accompanied by photographs of the Pope in his daily life, the images offer a glimpse into many personal and public moments that reveal his Marian devotion, seen through visits to various shrines and celebrations dedicated to the Virgin Mary.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272 pages, 120 Colour Photographs
  • Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church
  • ISBN: 9780789335654



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