Reformer and Radical: A Life of Pope Francis

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Austen Ivereigh discusses his new book The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope, providing details on the pope's time as a young Jesuit provincial, his later conflicts with his superiors and the reforms of the Argentine church he instituted as archbishop.

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