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Franciscan monks try Internet crowdfunding to restore St Francis of Assisi’s home in Rome

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, March 30, 2014 7:28 EDT
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Monks try crowdfunding to restore St Francis cell (via AFP)

Crowdfunding and medieval history are coming together in Rome as a group of Franciscan monks take to the Internet to drum up funds to restore a dusty cell said to have been used by St Francis of Assisi himself. Located in the trendy Trastevere district…



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