Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-170).
Pope Francis has captured the attention of the media and Catholics all over the world with his seemingly counterintuitive approach to leadership. In Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads, best selling author and former Jesuit seminarian Chris Lowney offers an in depth look at how Pope Francis Jesuit training directly impacted the various leadership roles he has held as priest, bishop, cardinal, and now Pope and what his past leadership actions can tell us about how he is likely to lead in the future Sources other than Library of Congress.
The new leader -- Of spiritual exercises and cell phones : your call to lead -- "A gift to live fully" : be who you are -- Washing feet : authentic power is service -- Dusty shoes : immerse yourself in the world's joys and sufferings -- Kneeling alone : withdraw to find perspective -- Build on stones : live in the present and reverence tradition -- Create the future : the challenge of leading through change -- "You won't be afraid of the journey? Thank you."