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St. Francis of Assisi Facts

October 4th is the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi - how much do you know about him?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_of_Assisi
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His birth name was
Giovanni
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He was born in
Assisi
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His father was a
Silk Merchant
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His nickname was
Francesco
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He is commonly considered the patron saint of
Animals
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He cared deeply for
Environment
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He attempted rapprochement with the Muslim by visiting
Egypt
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He was pronounced a saint by Pope
Gregory IX
 
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He is buried at the
Basilica of St. Francis
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According to legend, he made peace with the terrifying wolf of the town of
Gubbio
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In 1979, Pope John Paul declared St. Francis to be the Patron Saint of
Ecology
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He called all creatures as his
Brothers and Sisters
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The first pope named Francis was elected in
2013
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He is also considered the patron saint of
Merchants
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The prayer commonly associated with him
Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace
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