Little-known or remarkable facts about Francis of Assisi.Mark Galli
Francis lived the Beatitudes.Mark Galli
How a rich and carefree man relinquished everything to follow Christ.Lawrence S. Cunningham
Francis’s most famous poem.Francis of Assisi
A poem by Francis.Francis of Assisi
Stories that reveal Francis’s intense, complex personality.
Not everyone who loved Francis followed his way.Mark Galli
Chronology of major events associated with Francis and his movement.Joanne Schatzlein
In that day, it took extreme measures to live for peace: a photo-essay.The Editors
Why did Francis insist that his followers live in absolute poverty?William S. Stafford
In Francis’s day, abandoning possessions was seen as a key to holiness.William S. Stafford
Gentle Clare of Assisi had to defy family and church to follow in Francis’s way.Ingrid Peterson
Did Francis really receive the wounds of Jesus?Lawrence S. Cunningham
How should his followers obey his instructions?the Editors
Three passages of Francis's rule led to bitter controversy.
Eight hundred years later, Francis’s life and message seem remarkably up to date.Conrad Harkins
More resources about Francis, his order, and his times.Conrad Harkins
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