The Order of Poor Ladies, also known as the Poor Clares, the Poor Clare Nuns, the Clarisse, or the Minoresses is a Franciscan order founded by Saint Clare of Assisi. As of 2004 there are over 20,000 Poor Clare Sistersliving (http://www.poorclare.org/) in over 76 countries throughout the world.
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