On May 7, 2013, English speakers will be able to read Pope Francis’s book for the first time when Image Books publishes the volume in English. It is one of the eleven books Jorge Bergoglio has written during his life and will be available in the United States and Canada.
The book title in English will be ‘On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis on Faith, Family and the Church in the 21st Century’. Pope Francis’s book was first published in Spanish in Latin America and Spain in 2010 with the title, ‘Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra’. It is based on conversations Pope Francis, who was an Argentinian Cardinal at the time, with Rabbi Abraham Skorka, a Jewish rabbi, book author, and a leading figure of the Jewish religion. Apart from the message of inter-religious understanding, the book will allow English speakers to get an insight into the Pope’s ideas about life and religion.
Pope Francis’s Book Translated into English
Book translation brings people and ideas closer to each other, allowing speakers of one language to get to know individuals and their thoughts in another language. This is especially important when the two parts in the equation are on one hand, an important figure worldwide and on the other, a vast community of English speakers.