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The Cistercians are monks, while the Franciscans and Dominicans are both friars, the only thing that they have in common is that they are all religious Orders of the Catholic Church. The Cistercians were a reform of the Benedictine monasteries of the Cluny family which started in 1098 with St. Bernard of Clairvaux. The Franciscans and Dominicans were founded from nothing by St. Francis and St. Dominic (respectively) in 1209 and 1216.
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