YOUCAT Bible

YOUCAT Bible

by Pope Francis (Preface by)

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Overview

YOUCAT Bible by Pope Francis

The newest title in the internationally best-selling "YOUCAT" series for youth and young adults, this outstanding Bible features the creative elements of the best-selling YOUCAT youth catechism and the DOCAT social teaching handbook.

It's filled with engaging photos, clever and fun illustrations by YOUCAT's award-winning designer, insightful sidebar quotes from great thinkers, Catholic saints and leaders, past and present, and young people living their faith today. It includes helpful introductions to the books of the Bible and short, easy-to-understand commentaries by some of today's top Bible teachers. Plus, an index of biblical names, terms, and topics.

Based on the popular Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition of the Ignatius Bible, the YOUCAT Bible carefully abridges the biblical text to help young people to follow the "story" of the Bible. It also includes a special preface by Pope Francis.

"You are holding something divine in your hands … A book through which God speaks."
— Pope Francis, from the preface to the YOUCAT Bible

A superb book for high school classes, for regular faith-formation, for youth ministry and for young adult discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621640981
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 05/07/2017
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 236,843
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio), is the first Jesuit and the first Latin American to be elected to the chair of Peter. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was ordained as a priest in 1969. He served as head of the Society of Jesus in Argentina from 1973 to 1979. In 1998 he became the archbishop of Buenos Aires and, in 2001, a cardinal. Following the resignation of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, on February 28, 2013, the conclave elected Bergoglio, who chose the papal name Francis in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi.

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