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Category: Franciscan World

Is the Pope Becoming a Franciscan?

An Italian blogger has pointed out that the pope is more frequently speaking out using Francis of Assisi as an example, and, in the words of the blogger, “Benedict XVI has become a Franciscan.” Sandro Magister, an Italian journalist, writes a blog called www.chiesa. In a recent entry, he notes that the pope “has turned… Read more »

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Letter on the ‘Spirit of Assisi’

The General Minister, José Rodríguez Carballo, OFM, has written a letter on the 20th anniversary of the Inter-religious Meeting of Prayer for Peace, the event when Pope John Paul II met with world religious leaders in Assisi to pray for peace.

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Felicians Present Peace Award

The Felician Sisters of the Mother of Good Counsel Province conferred their Felician Peace award on Jerry Zawada, OFM, a member of the Assumption Province, during a ceremony on Aug. 12 at their motherhouse in Chicago.

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Chief Financial Officer Sought

The Franciscan friars of St. John the Baptist Province, Cincinnati, Ohio, are seeking a qualified person to assume full time administration of the community's finances.

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