The Glorious Journey, by Liam Kelly

Author: Liam Kelly. Review by Frank Regan

'The conversations are far from arcane theological discourse – the themes are at the heart of being human: forgiveness, mercy, loneliness, suffering.' | Photo: Detail of book cover for The Glorious Journey, by Liam Kelly

I did not have the good fortune to see the film on which this book is based. Its principal characters are Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, then pope, and Jorge Bergoglio, the current pope (then cardinal). It starred Anthony Hopkins as Ratzinger and Jonathan Pryce as Bergoglio.

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