The Life of Saint Francis by Thomas of Celano - 181 

to him by the blessed Pope Gregory, together with all the cardinals ofthe holy Roman Church, when they enrolled him in the catalogue of thesaints. Thanks be to Almighty God, who always displays Himself in His saints as worthy of admiration and love.

End of the Prologue.




Vita Prima, Fontes Franciscani, p. 276

6Reverentiam quoque refert, honorem, laudem et gloriam, quam ei felix papa Gregorius et cum eo universi sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae cardinales devotissime persolverunt, eum in sanctorum catalogo conscribentes. — 7Gratias omnipotenti Deo qui semper in sanctis suis admirabilem et amabilem se ostendit.

Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, vol. 1, p. 181