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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    Pope Francis greets the faithful crowding the square next to St. Francis Basilica in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4, 2013.
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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    Pope Francis greets the crowd gathered outside St. Francis Basilica in Assisi, Oct. 4, 2013. Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to the hillside town of Assisi and the tomb of his namesake, St. Francis, the 13th-century friar who renounced a wealthy lifestyle to embrace a life of poverty and aid the poor.
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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    A member of the crowd gathered in Assisi holds a wooden cross reading "Thank You" in Italian with a picture of Pope Francis before a mass given by the Pope as part of his visit to Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4, 2013.
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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    Faithful gather in front of St. Francis Basilica before a mass given by Pope Francis as part of his visit to Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4, 2013. St. Francis, who lived in Assisi and eschewed his material wealth for a life of poverty and working with the poor, was famously told by God to "repair my house."
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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    Pope Francis enters the Hermitage of the Carceri during his visit to Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4, 2013.
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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    Pope Francis prays at the tomb of St. Francis during his visit to Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4, 2013.
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  • Pope Francis Visits Assisi, the Birthplace of His Namesake Saint

    Nuns watch Pope Francis leaving the Archbishop's residence in Assisi, Italy, Oct. 4, 2013.
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