Full Question I read that St. Bonaventure said when St. Francis of Assisi died he was transformed into an angel. Does the Catholic Church recognize this as truth? Answer No. The Church teaches that angels and human beings are entirely different orders of creatures and do not transform from one to the other. Since St.… Continue reading Did St. Francis of Assisi become an angel after his death?
On the first World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the preacher to the papal household said that St. Francis of Assisi is a key model in showing the link between faith in God and care for our common home. Saint Francis “is living proof of the contribution that faith in God can… Continue reading Pope listens to what Francis of Assisi can teach us about creation