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St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi

Biography St. Francis of Assisi (1182 - 1226)

Italian saint

Died on 03 oct 1226
Origin country Italy
Quotes by St. Francis of Assisi

Was a Catholic deacon and the founder of the Order of Friars Minor, more commonly known as the Franciscans.
He is known as the patron saint of animals, the environment and Italy, and it is customary for Catholic churches to hold ceremonies honoring animals around his feast day of 4 October.
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