The patron saint of Italy had a special weakness for mostaccioli, traditional dry biscuits that Italians still cook every Oct. 4 as a tribute to the famous stigmatist saint.
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COMMENTARY: A few lessons for the feast of St. Francis, patron saint of animals
Before signing the encyclical on the tomb of St. Francis, Pope Francis thanked officials from the Vatican Secretariat of State, present at the Mass, who oversaw the text’s translation from Spanish into different languages.
Pope Francis will offer a Mass at the tomb of St. Francis in Assisi privately at 3 p.m. before signing the encyclical on the day before St. Francis’ feast day.
‘Catholicism: The Pivotal Players’ kicks off with a preview of the episode on St. Francis.