Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi (Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone 1182-1226) - Catholic deacon and preacher and founder of the Order of Friars Minor, more commonly known as the Franciscans. Most well known as the patron saint of animals.
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Cartoon, F N Charrington, temperance worker
Cartoon, Frederick Nicholas Charrington (1850-1936), English social reformer and evangelical Christian who devoted himself to temperance work. He was a member of the Charrington Brewery family. The caption reads: A hard-working, East End missionary; he has not yet converted the Middlesex magistrates, though.
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Saint John of A?vila, called the 'Apostle of Andalusia' (150
Saint John of A?vila, called the 'Apostle of Andalusia' (1500-1569). Spanish priest, preacher, scholastic author, and religious mystic, who has been declared a saint and Doctor of the Church. Bronze sculpture. Almudena Cathedral. Madrid. Spain.
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