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Pope visits tomb of St. Clare of Assisi, founder of the Poor Clares

Pope Francis visited the Basilica of St. Clare, the site of the tomb of the founder of the Order that bears her name. ; ;

Cloistered nuns welcomed him to the Basilica. They prayed together before the tomb of St. Clare, the first woman to abandon her wealth to follow St. Francis.

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