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.
Care for creation
After administration's announcement to pull the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, FAN recommits to working for climate justice.
Our Planning was Fruitful. Here is a final wrap of the People's Climate Movement rally and march in D.C. Now our work continues.
As we urge our members and friends to join us on April 29th to march for Climate, Jobs, and Justice, FAN wants to ensure that all those interested, curious, or ready to take action are familiar with the narrative behind why we are marching globally, nationally, and as people of faith.
Click here for the most recent updates on the People's Climate Movement march in Washington this April 29th.
FAN hosted multiple events to support the pope's visit to Washington DC in September, 2015. We invited people to join us in supporting him, his message, and increasing public awareness of the issues he spoke on by participating in one or all of the events listed below.
1. Catholic Climate Petition (Now until November 30) - Petiton endorsed by Pope Francis being signed to call on global leaders to take action on climate change.
Pope Francis endorsed a Catholic petition calling for bold climate action after meeting with the newly created Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) on Wednesday.