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St Francis of Assisi
November 29, 2021
A walk along the Franciscan Way from La Verna to Assisi conjures up thoughts of the wolf of Gubbio and the paradox of il Poverello’s ornate and vast tomb
September 27, 2017
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
August 11, 2017
The saints were given to long periods of seclusion, silence, prayer and fasting
April 18, 2017
The shrine in Italy commemorates the 'divestiture' of St Francis
November 23, 2016
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
August 04, 2016
Pontiff says that in the Year of Mercy it's 'ever clearer that the path of forgiveness can truly renew the Church and the world'
February 12, 2016
As a poor young priest, St Louis was helped by a mistress of the king of France
January 06, 2016
Francis made a surprise visit to the place where St Francis of Assisi created the world's first Nativity scene
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