Catholic Culture Solidarity
Catholic Culture Solidarity

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The begging of alms, for support according to rule, by mendicant Friars Minor, Capuchins, and the Poor Clares; and by religious communities like the Little Sisters of the Poor, who collect food and clothing for those under their care.

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