White Smoke

White Smoke From Bestselling Author Of Irish Gold A Blockbuster Tale Of The Next Papal Election And The Fate Of The Church When New York Times Reporter Dennis Molloy S Investigations Threaten To Expose A Vatican Banking Scandal, Those Responsible Will Go To Any Lengths To Stop Him, Including Murder Meanwhile, A Lone Assassin Stalks The Vatican Set To Destroy The New Pope As Soon As The Traditional White Smoke Clears From The Cardinals Meeting Room. White Smoke by Andrew M Greeley is a novel centered on the Catholic Church and is written by a priest, a little out of my usual reading patterns The book was enlightening but not earthmoving, wholesome but not always realistic I think a priest has problems with some life experiences because they re not his the theme is that the papacy needs to
A mystery set in Rome during a gathering of Cardinals to elect a new pope IF you want to knowabout the process this book will give you some insights Greeley IS a Roman Catholic priest from an Irish Catholic family in Chicago. An interesting story of a theoretical conclave, a fine display of Father Greeley s perspective on Modern Roman Catholicism I particularly enjoyed, and widely agreed with, his NY Times editorial at the end of the year Rounded up from 3.5 stars. I registered a book at BookCrossing.com This fictional book about electing a new Pope incorporated some Catholic facts and procedures It reminded me of a Dan Brown adventure, but not as adventurous In addition to the election of the new pope, reporters Dinny NY Times and Patricia CNN are in Rome covering the conclave They are divorced, but still married in the eyes of the church Their reconciliation was a nice addition to the story There were some bad guys, church corruption and a kidnap too It was a nice storyline mix and a This fictional book about electing a new Pope incorporated some Catholic facts and procedures It reminded me of a Dan Brown adventure, but not as adventurous In addition to the election of the new pope, reporters Dinny NY Times and Patricia CNN are in Rome covering the conclave They are divorced, but still married in the eyes of the church Their reconciliation was a nice addition to the story There were some bad guys, church corruption and a kidnap too It was a
This one went pretty slow and is a strange mixture of slow church political discussions, some intrigue, and descriptions of a hot affair between the main character, a writer, and his ex wife who is really still his wife in the eyes of the church I m going to finish it but I m looking forward to reading something else.Finished this book on a trip to Europe It ended predictably, still a strange mixtur
This novel of papal succession conclave was the most recent monthly selection by our church book club, which does mostly non fiction I likely would not have read it ever, but I m glad I did One gets the fee
I have read this book several times over the years and find it fascinating each and every time While it is certainly fiction, it does give an interesting perspective into the election of a Pope while managing to toss in a mystery, a romance, a principessa and of course the always charmin
the writing style was not to my taste i did not care for the multiple narrators and the repetition of words and expressions and there was not enough tension achieved in the ramp up to the Conclave vote.the subject matter was fascinating however. Fr Greeley gives a definite insiders view in his books White Smoke was about the events surrounding the death of a pope the election of a new papal leader His books are fully of theology, doctrine, dogma and the conflicts of the Church in the modern world The book did not disappoint.

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • White Smoke
  • Andrew M. Greeley
  • English
  • 13 April 2019
  • 0312858140