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Saint Francis- He saw nature as God's masterpiece and loved animals. "If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men." ~Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi.-He was canonized (made a saint) in 1228 by Pope Gregorio IX. Saint Francis is the patron saint of Italy and of animals and nature. His special day of remembrance is every year on 4 October.