Each Labor Day weekend, religious congregations across the country reflect on faith, work, justice, and the meaning of Labor Day. Faith traditions strongly support justice for workers and share these values with worker advocates and labor unions:
FAN partner, Ignatian Solidarity Network offers an organizational packet for watching the Holy Father's historic address to Congress.
On September 23rd, the Franciscan Action Network would like to invite anyone interested to join an Interfaith Prayer Vigil near the National Mall at John Marshall Place Park.
Lifestyle change and spiritual conversion are necessary in addition to structural reforms for the Climate Crisis to be averted. Click here to read about and sign up for our 10-day #Fast for the Climate.
The Franciscan Action Network signed on to a letter composed by members of the Washington Interfaith Staff Committee (WISC) thanking Pope Francis for his "clarity of vision" in the encyclical, "Laudato Si." The letter describes the WISC communities efforts to educate and advocate for those marginalized by our society, how we collaborate with each other in the daily meetings with U.S. Policy makers and how we work together on strategies common to all our organizations.
The letter ends with a warm welcome as we anticipate the Holy Father's visit in September.
FAN's peace making campaign continues with endorsements of two letters opposing anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim proposals.