February 27th was a big day for justice as 40 Catholic leaders, mostly women religious risked arrest as they prayed the rosary in the Russell Senate Office Building Rotunda standing in solidarity with DREAMERS and their families.
For more than a year, FAN has worked to promote The Sultan and the Saint film, which is a powerful depiction of Muslim-Christian encounter as told through the story of St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt.
esterday’s announcement from the Korean Summit of an agreement between the United States and North Korea to denuclearize and end military exercises came as a good news to the Franciscan Action Network (FAN).
FAN is a proud partner of the National Council of Churches in the A.C.T. to End Racism Rally in Washington, D.C. April 4th
As a response to a wave of anti-Muslim flyers promoting “Punish a Muslim Day”, FAN released this statement.
Last week, as the arbitrary March 5th deadline imposed on Congress by the President to pass legislation for DACA recipients passed, hundreds rallied at the Capitol.
Washington, D.C. - "In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, the President talked about uniting the country. This is certainly a noble goal and in this day and age of bitter partisanship an absolute necessity. However, we question what the President means when he talks about uniting the country. As I listened, I couldn’t help but be reminded of Pope Francis’ joint address to Congress in 2015 in which he spoke of the virtues of four great Americans and challenged us to look beyond our differences.