As a action to promote International Peace Day, the FAN staff would like to offer this video encouraging people to contact their elected officials and voice support for the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
David Couturier, OFM Cap. offered a presentation recently titled, "DACA and the Deportation of DREAMers: A Franciscan Ethical Perspective" which we offer for download here.
Click here for a summary and some photos of the work FAN has been doing with our immigrant brothers and sisters at the 22-day vigil in Washington, D.C.
We believe the federal budget is not just an economic document; it is also a statement on the moral compass of our nation. As such, it should reflect our highest calling to take care of the most vulnerable and support a just, equitable society.
Inspired by Pope Francis' encyclical on ecology, Laudato Si', this contemporary version of the Beatitudes is offered as a prayer for global action on the current climate crisis. A collaboration of the Franciscan Action Network and the Global Catholic Climate Movement.
After administration's announcement to pull the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, FAN recommits to working for climate justice.
FAN issued the following statement to show our support of the UN's efforts to negotiate worldwide nuclear disarmament.