Solet annuere

The Bull of the Lord Pope Honorius III

on the Rule of the Friars Minor

November 29, 1223 A. D.

Bishop, Servant of the servants of God,

to our beloved sons, Friar Francis
and the other friars of the Order of the Friars Minor,
greetings and apostolic Benediction:

Chapter I

In the name of the Lord begins the life of the Friars Minor.

Chapter II

Chapter III

Concerning the divine office and fasting; and in what manner the brothers ought to go through the world.

Chapter IV

That the brothers should not receive money.

Chapter V

On the manner of working.

Chapter VI

That the Friars are to appropriate nothing for themselves, and concerning the begging of alms and sick friars.

Chapter VII

Chapter VIII

On the election of the Minister general of this fraternity; and on the Chapter at Pentecost.

Chapter IX

On preachers.

Chapter X

On the admonition and correction of the friars.

Chapter XI

That the brothers should not enter the monasteries of nuns.

Concerning those going among the Saracens and other infidels.