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Abbazia di Santa Croce in Sassovivo, Foligno

This abbey is reported to be founded in the XI century by the monk Mainardo whose community started living here following the rules of Saint Benedict.
In the XIX century it has been abandoned after part of it has been ruined by an earthquake.
Since 1982 it is the home of the Jesus Caritas community, founded by father Charles de Foucauld.

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