Life of Pope Francis depicted in new comic book

March 24, 2016
Pope Francis laughs as he arrives to lead the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession during Good Friday at the Colosseum in Rome March 29, 2013. Holy Week is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (ITALY - Tags: RELIGION) - RTXY26C

(Pope Francis laughs as he arrives to lead the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession during Good Friday at the Colosseum in Rome March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

After venturing into social media on Twitter and gaining 1.5 million followers on Instagram, the life of Pope Francis is being celebrated in a new comic book released just in time for Easter.

“Faith Series: the Life of Pope Francis,” depicts the  childhood and training of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who rose to the highest position in the Roman Catholic Church and is the first pope from the Americas.

The 25-page comic book, which was released by Storm Comics/Bluewater, is the second about a pope.  Marvel Comics published a biography of Pope John Paul II in the 1980s.

 

Source: Life of Pope Francis depicted in new comic book | Reuters

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