POPE FRANCIS & FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Saint Francis of Assisi is synonymous with themes Pope Francis has made his own: devotion to the poor, God’s mercy, reform of the church, and care for creation. Find here 2 papal encyclicals that tie the Pope with the Saint and a series of FREE study guides for the encyclical Fratelli Tutti.

Welcome to the Commission on the Franciscan Intellectual-Spiritual Tradition. This site serves as a helpful, interactive resource for students, theologians, and anyone who is interested in bringing the spiritual heritage of Francis and Clare of Assisi to people today.

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WRITINGS OF FRANCIS & CLARE

The foundational documents of the Franciscan Tradition, including biographies, letters and other important sources.

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