Upon This Rock
Upon This Rock

Upon This Rock

The Popes and Their Changing Roles


416 Pages, 6.2 x 8.98

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

Publication Date: April 2002

ISBN 9780824519391

Price: $24.95


A Vatican-censured former priest, tells the history of the papacy from the point of view of the women, radicals, and marginalized who have been betrayed by conservative historians. This survey of key popes documents the evolution of the papacy from its beginning to all its monarchical trappings in our own day.

Author Biography

Father Paul Collins is a writer and broadcaster as well as Australia's best-known Catholic priest. A graduate of Harvard University and a Church historian, he is the author of five books and many articles on theology, the papacy, and environmental ethics.