Misericors Dei Filius

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Misericors Dei Filius is the title of the 1883 "Constitution On the Law of the Franciscan Third Order" by Pope Leo XIII.[1]

In it Leo XIII declared that wearing of medium-sized scapulars of the "Third Order" or the miniature forms of the smaller devotional scapular entitled the wearer equally to gain the indulgences associated with the order.[2]


  1. ^ The Complete Writings of St. Francis of Assisi by St. Francis of Assisi, Z. El Bey 2009 ISBN 1-4499-5277-1 Page 88
  2. ^ Franciscan Archive [1]