#244 – The Leonine Union

Struggling to live the life of St. Francis amidst the threats and temptations of the modern world, four groups of Franciscans had to decide if life together was better than life apart.

Image of the history of the divisions and union within the First Order of Saint Francis

Diagram of the Franciscan Family Tree showing the relationship of the First, Second and Third Orders of Saint Francis

Sources for this episode “The Leonine Union of the Order of Friars Minor 1897” and “The Franciscan Story: St. Francis of Assisi and His Influence Since the Thirteenth Century” both by Maurice Carmody.

Be sure to check out the CUTH blog for more on the history of the Catholic Church

Also check out the other great podcasts at the Starquest Production Network

Send e-mail questions and comments to catholicunderthehood@gmail.com

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podcasticon#244 – The Leonine Union


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