On November 29th, 1979, Pope John Paul II named St. Francis of Assisi Patron of Ecology. Click here to read about resources available to help you celebrate the 35th anniversary this year.
Franciscan Action Network is proud to promote this resource compiled by the Catholic Sisters for a Healthy Earth. Taking the idea of the Earth as our 'house' -with various rooms- and reflecting on what would need to be done to make it a 'home'.
Jason Miller and Sr. Marie Lucey attended this year's Franciscan Federation Conference in St. Louis. Here is a report on the event.
Franciscan Action Network has been taking a lead role in advocating for the unaccompanied minors crossing in the the U.S.
FAN was thrilled to welcome Anna Lappe, author of "Diet for a Hot Planet" to our July Climate Campaign Webinar to teach us the correlation between the food we eat and how it affects climate change.
Register today to join us on July 10th at 4 p.m. EST, as we connect the dots on our journey toward the UN Climate Summit on Sept. 23rd.
Author of "Diet for a Hot Planet" and an expert on food systems, Anna Lappe will share her expertise on how climate change is affecting our food production in the U.S. and around the world for this month's webinar of the Climate Campaign.
FAN proudly announces our participation in and co-sponsorship of the People's Climate March in New York City September 21st, 2014. Join us!
The news is full of reports about the influx of children migrating into the U.S. and responses to the crisis, some factual, some not. Get the facts here.
Pentecost begins on June 1st. Please use these prayers and resources in your parishes and communities as a re-commitment to work for immigration reform.
The issue of human trafficking is not only global, and increasing, but goes largely unnoticed by the media unless there is a particularly horrendous event like the April 14th kidnapping of the Nigerian school girls. We are called to prayer and action on their behalf.