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Website Review: Franciscan Renewal Center

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The Franciscan Renewal Center, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a retreat center which encompasses counseling, various support groups, workshops, retreats for spiritual growth and personal development. The Center is recognized by the Diocese of Phoenix and is listed in the Catholic Directory.

This website is included in our database to provide an example of what may be found at many diocesan retreat centers. It serves as a warning that one should not assume that a retreat will be authentically Catholic simply because it is conducted in a diocesan approved facility.

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First Evaluated: 09/07/2000; Last Updated: 03/07/2013

  1. Fidelity: Danger!
  2. Resources: Poor
  3. Useability: Normal


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Institutions > Religious Communities
Issues > Cults/New Age

More Information

Franciscan Renewal Center
5802 E. Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
480-948-2325 (fax)
[email protected]

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