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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE labored, prayed there, and God only knows with how much pain they have guaedud and preserved almost miraculously this most precious monuments of Christianity. The first small Community grew like the mustard seed and extented its branches throughout Palestine, Syria, Armenia and Egypt. The Friars built churches, monasteries, hospi tals, schools and houses to receive pilgrims. They are kind and Hospitable in their poverty and respected by all. They direct work-shops, gather the orphans, teach them trades, in struct them in all sciences and above all try to make good Christians of thorn. Besides their work of mercy sustain the widows, the sick, the poor, they pay the house-rent of the lat ter, give them food, clothes and medicine; they teach them how to work in order to prevent them to swell the list of beggars. This is the sublime work of those noble sons of St. Francis. These men lead a life founded on poverty, they of fer themselves a sacrifice to God, for the welfare of down-trot-ten humanity. They demand our compassion in their mis fortune, our admiration in their courage, our imitation in their faith and work. Later on other Religious came to the aid of the Franciscans; among whom the Jesuits, Christian Brothers, Lazarists, Sisters of Charity, Sisters of St. Joseph and many others. Most of them hail from France. They are hel ped and encouraged by the French Government, which at present in the name of liberty, equality and fraternity is carry ing on a Satanical war against God and all that is holy. In this, the Judaico-Masonic mis-government of France follows the advice of Gambetta-le hableur: "Gentlemen," said he, "anticlericalism is not an article of exportation." Next to the Arabic, the French language is most spoken here. In the Religious universities, colleges, schools, not only the ordinary branches of studies are taught, but also music, pain ting, wood-carving, agriculture and all kind of trades. These schools are frequented by Arabs, Turks, Hebrews as well as Christians. To uk Continued.