Two years on from his election, Pope Francis continues to fascinate the world and disconcert many in the Church. What is his vision – and what reforms does he want to see? From deep research into his life and writings, the author of an authoritative new biography offers us some keys to the Francis reform – as well as the spiritual sources of his radical leadership.
Austen Ivereigh is author of Pope Francis, The Great Reformer (Allen and Unwin, 2014). Austen is a Catholic writer, campaigner, and co-ordinator of Catholic Voices. He is former deputy editor of The Tablet and contributes regularly to The Guardian, America magazine, Our Sunday Visitor, The Tablet, The Spectator, among others.