The president and vice president of the Centre for Islamic Studies in Sri Lanka sent out a statement this week urging investigations in to the attacks on several churches and hotels on Easter and calling for an end to extremism in all forms.
FAN is a co-sponsor of two nonviolent acts of public witness as a commemoration of the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Many FAN members and friends attended March for Our Lives Rallies all over the country on Saturday, March 24, 2018
The Franciscan Action Network was one of more than forty faith-based groups to sign on to an amicus brief in support of the respondents in the Hawaii vs. Trump case which challenges the indefinite proclamation now in effect that bans immigration and most travel from a group of predominantly Muslim countries.
The objective of the brief is to "...speak with one voice to urge the Court to affirm the court of appeals’ judgment and to hold that" the administration's most recent itteration of the Muslim Ban is unlawful.
FAN was proud to take part in A.C.T. to End Racism rally in Washington, DC April 4th 2018. Click here to watch the call-to-action video featuring Patrick Carolan and Sr. Marie Lucey.
FAN has been working with Sultan and the Saint producers at Unity Productions Foundation to coordinate 500 broadcast viewing parties of the film when it is shown on PBS this December. Click here for more information
As We Mourn the Lives Lost and Changed in Las Vegas, We Demand Answers from Leaders More Interested in Protecting Guns than Protecting Lives