St. Francis

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St. Francis may refer to numerous Roman Catholic saints:

  • Francis of Assisi (1181–1226), Italian founder of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • Francis of Paola (1416–1507), Italian (Calabrian) founder of the Order of the Minims
  • Francis Xavier (1506–1552), Navarrese Catholic missionary to India; co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)
  • Francis Borgia (1510–1572), Spanish Jesuit priest; third leader of the Jesuits
  • Francis Solanus (1549–1610), Spanish Franciscan missionary to South America
  • Francis Caracciolo (1563–1608), Italian priest who co-founded the Congregation of the Minor Clerics Regular
  • Francis de Sales (1567–1622), French born bishop of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Francis Ferdinand de Capillas (1607–1648), Castilian Dominican missionary; first Roman Catholic martyr killed in China
  • Francis de Geronimo (1642–1716), Italian Jesuit priest

St. Francis or Saint Francis may also refer to:


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