Franciscan order

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a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century

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3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, a groundbreaking exhibition of Italian art made between 1250 and 1550.
When St Bonaventure, who was head of the Franciscan Order at the time, presided over the opening of Anthony's coffin, he discovered that the Saint's vocal organs were still intact, including a red and soft tongue.
Her chronological study, focused on the 13th century, aims to overturn a number of well-established interpretations about the role of learning in the early Franciscan Order, such as the belief that the Franciscans merely copied Dominican educational structures, or that Franciscans engaged in higher learning exclusively to train preachers.
Barocci's paintings also reflect the spiritual outlook of influential patrons, particularly that of the Franciscan order, with which he was associated most of his life.
Jose Carballo, the head of the Franciscan order, as Secretary of the Vatican's Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated life and the Societies of Apostolic Life (formerly known as The Congregation for Religious).
2 billion Catholics and a week after he made his first appointment to the scandal-hit Vatican bureaucracy, naming a leader of the main Franciscan order as the number two of the institution that oversees all Catholic religious orders.
The new pope chose to be called Francis, after Saint Francis of Assisi in Italy, founder of the Franciscan Order.
Poverty became something of a fetish for the Spiritual Franciscans later in the thirteenth century, and as the debate over material poverty grew more heated within the Franciscan Order after its founder's death, there developed the tendency on the part of the Spirituals to put words in Francis's mouth, as it were, that would strengthen and legitimate their own ideological claims.
TWO FAMOUS ST FRANCISES | Saint Francis of Assisi is known as the patron saint of Italy, the founder of the Franciscan Order in 1210 and as an individual who abandoned his own personal wealth to serve the poor and destitute.
Argentina's highest-ranking prelate, 76, enjoys great prestige at home, where he is known for his humility, reflected in his choice of papal name of Francis I, the first pope to choose the name of St Francis of Assisi, the 13th-century founder of the Franciscan Order and a symbol of asceticism.
His adopted name Francis is taken after a rich young man from Assisi who renounced wealth and founded the Franciscan order of friars in 1290.
It was worth the wait," said Cruz, wearing the brown cassock tied with a rope that is the signature of the Franciscan order.
The illumination and some contemporary amendments to the text suggest that the book was made for a convent of the Friars Minor, most likely of the Franciscan order in the Emilia Romagna.
The year 2009 marked the eight hundredth anniversary of the foundation of the Franciscan order, and it is fitting that in this year there should be published this third and final volume tracing the history and contribution of the Franciscan friars in Ireland to this ongoing story.
She recognized the need to give it a firmer foundation with either the Dominican or the Franciscan Order.
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