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Where did Saint Francis of Assisi die?

St. Francis died 4 October 1226 at Portiuncula, Italy of natural  causes.   He died in a hut near the chapel at the Porziuncola, three quarters  of a mile outside Assisi (MORE)
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How tall was Saint Francis of Assisi?

Although it was not common for persons to be measured around the time of Francis of Assisi, it was remarked often that Francis was short in stature by many. Traditionally it i (MORE)

Where is St. Francis of Assisi buried?

  His tomb is in the crypt of the St Francis Basilica in Assissi, Italy. It is a stone sarcophagus that lies under the altar in the crypt of the Basilica. When visiting th (MORE)

What religion was St. Francis of Assisi?

St Francis of Assisi was a Roman Catholic who criticized the excesses of Church officials and chose to shame them by giving up his wealthy inheritance and dressing in rags. (MORE)
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When was St. Francis of Assisi beatified?

If Francis was beatified, the date is not available. However, he wascanonized on July 16, 1228, by Pope Gregory IX. The canonization process had only recently been introduced (MORE)
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Why did Saint Francis of Assisi die?

Saint Francis of Assisi suffered from stigmata and trachoma. Unable  to receive any more care while traveling, he returned to his  favorite chapel, the Porziuncola, and died (MORE)

What is Saint Francis of Assisi remembered for?

St. Francis of Assisi is remember for:   1.) Starting the Franciscan Brothers and Priests.   2.) Giving up all his riches as a young man to follow the teachings  of J (MORE)