Patheos Watermark

You are running a very outdated version of Internet Explorer. Patheos and most other websites will not display properly on this version. To better enjoy Patheos and your overall web experience, consider upgrading to the current version of Internet Explorer. Find more information HERE.

Dear Pope Francis

Dear Pope Francis

The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World

by Pope Francis

If you could ask Pope Francis one question, what would it be?

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Children have questions and struggles just like adults, but rarely are they given the chance to voice their concerns and ask the big questions resting deep in their hearts.

Ryan, 8, Canada, Asks:

Ryan, 8, Canada, Asks: "What Did God Do Before the World Was Made?"

"If I told you that God was doing nothing before he created the world, I would be wrong..." ~Pope Francis

Write a Letter to Pope Francis

Write a Letter to Pope Francis

Children and their families can engage in a warm activity writing their own letters to Pope Francis.

Even Small Children Have Big Questions: Excerpt From

Even Small Children Have Big Questions: Excerpt From "Dear Pope Francis"

"I realize that the language of Pope Francis is simple and that he lives in simple words. Because God is simple." ~Antonio Spadaro, S.J.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Not Just a Book for Kids

Not Just a Book for Kids

Leticia Adams

This book is a gift for the children in all of us.

Dear Pope Francis… (or As They Say in Ireland, a Phápa Proinsias, a Chara…)

Dear Pope Francis… (or As They Say in Ireland, a Phápa Proinsias, a Chara…)

Carl McColman

There are many delightful surprises found in "Dear Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters from Children Around the World."

Dear Pope Francis: A Theology Book for Adults

Dear Pope Francis: A Theology Book for Adults

Jonathan Ryan

Buy a copy of Dear Pope Francis for your kids. But read it with them, because you'll get a lot to chew on yourself.

Let the Children Come to Me

Let the Children Come to Me

Bruce Epperly

Too often religious leaders focus on what they think are the important things and forget that God is equally present in the simple and young.

Asking the Questions From Deep in Their Hearts

Recommended Products