Mary Dzon

Mary Dzon is an author at Religion News Service.

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Birds, worms, rabbits: Francis of Assisi was said to have loved them all – but today’s pet blessings on his feast day might have seemed strange to the 13th century saint

By Mary Dzon — October 3, 2023
(The Conversation) — Medieval monastics were often discouraged from owning companion animals, which were viewed as a distraction, a religion scholar explains.
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