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.
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.
A National Campaign to Amplify Active Nonviolence in the U.S. Catholic Church
Blessed Paul VI, in the first World Day of Peace Message, boldly declared “Peace is the only true direction of human progress.”
Fifty years later, Pope Francis claimed, “Whoever accepts the Good News of Jesus is able to acknowledge the violence within and be healed by God’s mercy, becoming in turn an instrument of reconciliation.” (50th World Day of Peace, para. 3).