Watch Sultan and Saint (Francis) FREE on PBS app

A tremendous true story about Christian/Muslim peacemaking involving St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt can be seen for free on your mobile device. You can watch “The Sultan and the Saint,” a new docudrama, by downloading the free PBS app which offers a variety of its programs free and on demand on any mobile device! We’re talking, iOS, Android, Roku, AppleTV, Android TV, Windows 10 devices and Amazon Fire.

This docudrama is a wonderful opportunity to learn about this amazing true story of two men on opposite sides of a conflict lasting more than a century and how they were able to make peace. A lesson pertinent to us today. The trailer is below. The docudrama is streaming on demand now at PBS for the next couple of weeks. Don’t miss it! Great family viewing.


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Author:Jennifer Kane

Content Evangelist, Jennifer Kane, is a secular Carmelite (OCDS), wife, mother, grandmother who worked for more than 30 years in marketing/communications which included 20 years in radio broadcasting including news director. She holds degrees in Journalism/Communication (BA) and English (MA) from St. Bonaventure University. In 2016 she authored the Vatican application for minor basilica status for The Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean, New York. Pope Francis granted that title in 2017. Research on the basilica formed the basis of her history book, A Place Set Apart. She previously authored the book, A Worthy and Capable Clergyman, the second part of the history book in a slightly different format. She is founder and editor of the website,, the #1 English language website cataloging/reviewing Catholic apps for mobile devices.

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