The Franciscan Action Network is proud to count ourselves among the many faith leaders and organizations working in solidarity with the Native people of the Standing Rock and other tribes peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline from going through their sacred lands.
Click here for both a mid-year legislative analysis on gun violence prevention trends as well as information on the December Sabbath 2016 weekend.
Recently, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has invited all dioceses across the country to unite in a Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities on September 9.
The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, members of the Franciscan Action Network, have compiled this list of online resources for use during the Season of Creation month.
The Order of Friars Minor have developed a resource booklet for use as a study guide along side "Laudato Si."
FAN is proud to have two Franciscan members in the task force who helped develop this educational toolkit on Human Trafficking in Wisconsin. Some components are adaptable to other state's statistics.
Family detention is the systematic incarceration of asylum-seeking mothers and children, mostly from Central America. Currently there are three detention facilities in the country, located in Berks County, PA; Karnes City and Dilley, TX.