As a student, Dominic sold all his books to support the poor.
Dominic, by his simple ways won a strange group of heretics back to the Church. That group, the Cathars were followers of Zoroaster, and they abstained from unnecessary sexual activities, and also from eating meat, and from engaging in struggles.
Dominic, and his companions, when the Pope asked them to bring the Cathars back to Christianity, impressed the Cathars by leading lives even holier than those of the Cathars.
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