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Franciscans elect Italian as 121st successor to St. Francis of Assisi

July 14, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: 116 capitulars (leaders and delegates) are participating in the 16-day general chapter of the Order of Friars Minors, founded by St. Francis of Assisi. The capitulars have elected Father Massimo Fusarelli, pastor of a Franciscan parish in Rome, as the order’s new minister general.

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