St Francis lived a life of dedication to the gospel in choosing this great saint as patron, Pope Francis signaled early on that his papacy would reflect a profound embrace of that same gospel Gina Loehrl with Al Giambron, examines five gospel values important to both men: humility, charity, church, peace, and joy. For each value, there is a chapter containing a scripture reflection, examples from the lives of St Francis and pope Francis relevant church teaching,and questions for reflection.