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'''Saint Francis of Assisi''' was the founder of the Franciscan order of [[monk]]s. He had several visions of [[Christ]]. In AD 1210, he travelled to [[Rome]] and Pope Innocent III gave him permission of found the [[Franciscan]] order, or Order of Friars Minor. Saint Francis travelled much, and in 1219 he went to [[Egypt]] to spread the [[Gospel]]. He was canonized in 1228 by Pope Gregory IX.<ref>http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/216793/Saint-Francis-of-Assisi</ref>
 
'''Saint Francis of Assisi''' was the founder of the Franciscan order of [[monk]]s. He had several visions of [[Christ]]. In AD 1210, he travelled to [[Rome]] and Pope Innocent III gave him permission of found the [[Franciscan]] order, or Order of Friars Minor. Saint Francis travelled much, and in 1219 he went to [[Egypt]] to spread the [[Gospel]]. He was canonized in 1228 by Pope Gregory IX.<ref>http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/216793/Saint-Francis-of-Assisi</ref>
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== External links ==
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*[http://www.franciscan-archive.org/index2.html The Franciscan Archive.]
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Revision as of 22:45, 30 January 2010

Saint Francis of Assisi was the founder of the Franciscan order of monks. He had several visions of Christ. In AD 1210, he travelled to Rome and Pope Innocent III gave him permission of found the Franciscan order, or Order of Friars Minor. Saint Francis travelled much, and in 1219 he went to Egypt to spread the Gospel. He was canonized in 1228 by Pope Gregory IX.[1]

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  1. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/216793/Saint-Francis-of-Assisi