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Series: St. Francis, Islam and the Case for Peace

Francis of Assisi lived at time when Christians were at war with Muslims. Francis, a former soldier and prisoner of war, differed from the Church and his fellow Christians in believing that war was not the answer. He made a daring journey across enemy lines to make a case for peace to the Muslim leader, the sultan of Egypt. What ensued between the men had a profound and lasting effect on both of them, as they shared thoughts on war, peace and faith. It is a story that can offer some insights into the struggle for peace between Christians and Muslims today.

Audrey Lucier is the director of the Franciscan Spirituality Center.

Please register by October 2.

Start Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Start/End time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Presenter: Audrey Lucier