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A season of contemplation
A contemporary Franciscan friar, Rohr offers no biography, "what is too often jokingly called 'birdbath Franciscanism,'" and expounds on the spiritual partnership between Francesco and Chiara Offreduccio (1193-1253), a woman overshadowed by her ...
'Franciscan' movies for Pope Francis' US visit
Two and a half years ago, Pope Francis astonished the world by taking the first brand-new papal name in more than a millennium.
Ten Positive Principles of Personal Wealth
“Faux Franciscanism” nurtures the mistaken idea that being poor is virtuous for its own sake. It's not.
Hungry for Souls
In 1988, John Paul II beatified Junípero Serra (1713–1784), the Franciscan friar who founded California. Given the treatment of Native Americans under colonialism, some have questioned Serra's prospective sainthood.
Last chance to buy Skaneateles Lake estate expected to sell for millions
Property for sale: 58-room mansion. 25,615 square feet. 9.

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