Author(s): Pope Francis
For Pope Francis, the appreciation of our everyday lives is a spiritual undertaking. Joy is a divine attribute and creating joy around us an essential part of faith. Happiness in This Life delivers, in warm, engaging language accessible to believers and nonbelievers alike, key lessons instructing readers on how to find love and happiness in a chaotic world.Along the way, Pope Francis discusses the sanctity of women's rights, how the love of sports can bring out our best qualities and why fighting discrimination is the essence of loving thy neighbour. He shares personal stories and anecdotes from his life and provides comforting messages of hope. The core ideas of his Holiness's papacy - mercy, support for marginalized people, and diplomacy - shine through.
His Holiness Pope Francis explores the universal concept of the pursuit of happiness and advises on how, through the search for this elusive concept, we can bring meaning, purpose and context to our daily lives.
Pope Francis, born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in December 1936, has been the Bishop of Rome and 266th Pope of the Catholic Church since 13th March 2013.