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Founder of the Franciscan Order, born at Assisi in Umbria, in 1181. In 1182, Pietro Bernardone returned from a trip to France to find out his wife had given birth to a son. Far from being excited or apologetic because he'd been gone, Pietro was furious because she'd had his new son baptized Giovanni after John the Baptist. The last thing Pietro wanted in his son was a man of God -- he wanted a man of business, a cloth merchant like he was, and ... Continue Reading

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  1. kate
    6 years ago

    who canonized st. francis? is it pope john paul II or pope gregory IX?

  2. cyrenietty
    6 years ago

    was amazing so amazing it was raelly great..

  3. Alberto
    6 years ago

    This site was great!


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