Each human trafficking story is unique, but one commoon thread they share is the presence of a vulnerability which is exploited. Click here for some resources compiled by U.S. Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking.
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
On this feast day of our patron, St. Francis, we invite you to watch a Transitus refection video our Associate Director, Sr. Marie Lucey gave at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land.
The staff and board of the Franciscan Action Network are very excited to be planning our annual Cardinal McCarrick award event for Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 6pm in St.Francis Hall, Washington, DC.
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.