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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. He named Cardinal Stephen of Hungary to hold the same office for the women.
Michael Perry was voted in for a six-year term as minister general of the Order of Friars Minor, a post he has held for the past two years.
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.
Cap., 90, member since 1935 of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, a branch of the Franciscans, and former professor of missiology at Pontifical Urban University, Rome, May 16, 2007.
and The Order of Friars Minor of the Province of the Most Holy Name, or the Franciscan Friars.
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).
Pio Sanctuary, which is maintained by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (an extension of the Franciscans, St.
Michael Perry, minister general of the Order of Friars Minor, wrote in a posting Dec.
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);
The Order of Friars Minor in the Philippines has expressed disappointment at the Supreme Court decision allowing former President Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

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