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He went off to a cave and wept for his sins.

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These he carried to the old chapel, set in place himself, and so at length rebuilt it. Another who didn't understand what was happening to Francis was his mother, Lady Pica, but she went on reassuring him.

A strange vision made him return to Assisi, having lost his taste for the worldly life.

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Francis of Assisi? From now on, he would live according to the Gospel.

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If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us! But Francis never got farther than one day's ride from Assisi.

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Francis then left his father's home and took a vow of poverty. Another reason for Francis' return to Italy was that the Franciscan Order had grown at an unprecedented rate compared to previous religious orders, but its organizational sophistication had not kept up with this growth and had little more to govern it than Francis' example and simple rule. When Francis born his father was in France for business so, when he came back, he changed his son's name to Francesco Francis , the name with which he has been, and is, generally and commonly known. After several days, the pope agreed to admit the group informally, adding that when God increased the group in grace and number, they could return for an official admittance. Finally, after a year in the dungeon, he was ransomed. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. The Sultan, al-Kamil , a nephew of Saladin , had succeeded his father as Sultan of Egypt in and was encamped upstream of Damietta, unable to relieve it.
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