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Pope prays before the same Crucifix St. Francis prayed with 800 years ago

On Friday afternoon, Pope Francis prayed before the very same St. Damiano Crucifix that St. Francis was praying to when he heard a divine calling. As he was praying, St. Francis heard a voice that said Francis, Rebuild my Church. Throughout his visit to Assisi, Pope Francis has been accompanied by his new advisory council of eight cardinals. ;