Francis of Assisi

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Francis of As·si·si

 (ə-sē′zē, -sē, ə-sĭs′ē), Saint 1182?-1226.
Italian Roman Catholic friar who founded the Franciscan order (1209) and inspired followers with his devotion, simple living, and love of nature. He was canonized in 1228.
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Francis of Assisi

(Biography) Saint original name Giovanni di Bernardone. ?1181–1226, Italian monk; founder of the Franciscan order of friars. He is remembered for his humility and love for all creation and was the first person to exhibit stigmata (1224). Feast day: Oct 4
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Fran′cis of Assi′si

Saint (Giovanni Francesco Bernardone),1182?–1226, Italian friar: founder of the Franciscan order.
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Noun1.Francis of Assisi - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)Francis of Assisi - (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
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Francis of Assisi and Sultan Al-Malik al-Kamil in Damietta, Egypt, in 1219.
Francis of Assisi, His Majesty also paid tribute to "the suffering families and victims of the terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, two weeks ago." "Such evil, wherever it happens, is our suffering, too," the King said, asking the attendees who included German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Italian Episcopal Conference President Gualtiero Bassetti, and President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani to observe a moment of silence for the victims of the New Zealand attack and all victims of hatred.
The meeting between St Francis of Assisi and Egypt's Sultan Al Kamil Al Ayoubi became the subject of a famous fresco in Assisi, Italy.
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Francis of Assisi in the prayerful, lyrical style his readers will recognize.
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Nor was there anything resembling the simple habit papal namesake and ex-fashionista Francis of Assisi donned after renouncing his wealth to take up preaching the gospel.
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Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and the environment.