Assisi In Umbria Birthplace Of Francis Of Assisi From Who The Newly Elected Pontiff Has Taken His Papal Name


Franciscan friar Vice Dean Guglielmo Spirito teaches Franciscan... News PhotoAssisi,Basilica,Friar,Horizontal,Human Interest,Italy,Pope,Pope Francis,Religion,Saint - Religion,Spirituality,Student,Teaching,Theology,TombPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesASSISI, ITALY - MARCH 15: Franciscan friar Vice Dean Guglielmo Spirito teaches Franciscan friars and other theology students in a class at the St. Francis Theological Institute of Assisi which is attached to the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi where the tomb of the Saint is located on March 15, 2013 in Assisi, Italy. Cardinal Jorge Mario Begoglio took the name Pope Francis after Saint Francis of Assisi who had renounced a life of privilege, by giving away all his possessions, wearing coarse woolen clothes and living in a humble hut after he took a vow of poverty. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)