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Franciscan

a member of any of several Christian religious orders of mendicant friars or nuns tracing their origins back to Saint Francis of Assisi; a Grey Friar
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In 1688, when he was 66, the Friars Minor selected Fra Luigi to draw up a criminal code for their community.
Various reform movements among the Friars Minor in later centuries would look back to these primitive Franciscan prophets for inspiration.
The Order of Friars Minor is one of several orders that trace their roots directly to St.
Until his appointment, the 59-year-old Spaniard was head of the largest group of the Franciscan family--the Order of Friars Minor (OFM), with 15,000 friars in 113 countries.
The cardinal, wearing the simple familiar brown robe and sandals of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, sprinkled his address with a number of humorous anecdotes.
Olivi, however, went further in this respect, and chapter 4 examines the attacks on the Friars Minor by the Dominicans and the Secular Clergy.
By GILBERTO CAVAZOS-GONZALEZ, OFM, assistant professor of spirituality at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and formation director for the Simply Professed Friars of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans).
On one side, the text is juxtaposed to the social, canonical, and ecclesial experience of medieval religious women; on the other side, the experience of the Friars Minor and their ongoing history provides the other piece of the picture.
What the Holy Father is proposing to us in a simple manner each day are elements of a teaching role that is rich in the novelty of the Gospel," Rodriguez said April 8 at a meeting of the English Speaking Conference of the Order of Friars Minor in St.
He is also survived by all of his Franciscan Brothers of the Order of Friars Minor.
Szymon of Lipnica, Polish, priest of the Order of Friars Minor (1439-1482);
In 1263 Bonaventure of Bagnoreggio, Minister General of the Franciscan order, complained about recent turmoil between the Friars Minor and Franciscan nuns in a letter addressed to the Provincial Minister of Aragon: "You are undoubtedly aware, dear Brother, just how much our Order has been plagued up to now with threats, troubles, and litigation occasioned by the monasteries of the Order of Saint Clare.