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Topic: St Francis of Assisi

How Franciscan is Pope Francis?

What perhaps we are not seeing from this Pope is the mystical and ecstatic characteristics of St Francis

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Pope prays before Crucifix where St Francis heard call to rebuild church

St Francis heard Jesus tell him: ‘Go and rebuild my Church, which you can see has fallen into ruin’

If St Francis were alive today he would have no time for Church politics or ‘respectful dialogue’ with Islam

The one saint who seems to give the Church a good name, St Francis would have sought converts

Pope Francis will venerate the tomb of St Francis of Assisi tomorrow

Pope Francis will spend the day in the ancient city tomorrow

Dialogue for peace is an obligation, Pope tells religious leaders

Pope speaks to religious, political and cultural representatives ahead of visit to the birthplace of St Francis of Assisi

Pope Francis tames the wolf of Fleet Street

The Pontiff has restored the Church as an admirable and loveable presence on the world stage

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Pope Francis reveals why he chose his name

He says he longs for ‘a Church that is poor and for the poor’