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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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At the friars' request, the new pontiff assigned Cardinal John Caetano Orsini to be protector of the Order of Friars Minor.
The Order of Friars Minor is one of several orders that trace their roots directly to St.
Puodziunas also leads the English Speaking Conference of the Order of Friars Minor (OFM).
Bishop Peric has linked the visions to the schism of a group of Franciscan brothers and priests, now expelled by the Order of Friars Minor, which had allegedly "administered the sacraments profanely, while others invalidly" or "assisted at invalid marriages.
He is 50-year old Jerzy Maculewicz of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual.
Francis' 119th successor with the Order of Friars Minor, now holds responsibility not just for 15,000 friars, but some 900,000 men and women around the world.
While there's no exact equivalent of that pattern of patronage in the United States, more and more there is a religious community that seems to be punching well above its weight in terms of supplying influential leaders: the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.
In the sweltering summer of 1219, Francis and his companion, Brother Illuminato, members of Francis' new Order of Friars Minor, arrived at Damietta.
Tomislav Vlasic to the lay state and dispensed him from his religious vows as a member of the Order of Friars Minor.
Salesians 120 Order of Friars Minor 108 Capuchins 92 Jesuits 02 Society of the Divine Word 49 Benedictines 46 Redemptorists 46 Oblates of Mary Immaculate 45 Dominicans 37 Conventional Franciscans 18
Carballo, the Rome-based minister general of the Order of Friars Minor made an official visit to Vietnam Feb.

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