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The Fraternal Economy: A Franciscan Vision

John Haynes Holmes Community House, 28 East 35th Street (Madison & Park) 28 East 35th Strret, New York, NY

Born into wealth, Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, better known as Saint Francis of Assisi, saw God in the weakest, most despised persons. He sought to draw near them. Renouncing his inheritance, Francis embraced voluntary poverty as a way of life. The decisions of Francis’ first followers to live without property and to refuse money […]