Today, FAN released this statement deploring the raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that began earlier this week targeting people from Central America who have fled violence in their countries.
FAN along with our partners at Franciscan International and others in the Franciscan Family in Rome held a webinar November 24th to describe the COP21, why it is important and advise of our Franciscan presence in Paris using a list of some of the activities our delegation will be participating in. Additionally, there are links to various websites for people who can't be in Paris to go to in order to stay involved and collaborate with those at the summit.
Our partnership with Franciscans International gives FAN unique opportunities to bring to our members a host of different resources. We are proud to offer this critical tool for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights.
FAN was proud to be a part of an Interfaith Celebration in New York City as Pope Francis made his way from Washington, DC north.
After news of yet another mass shooting in Oregon, FAN offers information on planning or joining a Gun Violence Prevention Vigil this December 12-13.
FAN's Director of Advocacy and Member Relations, Sr. Marie Lucey met with new Missioners from the Franciscan Mission Service this week and spoke about the Two Feet of Social Teaching.