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FAN Participates in Delegation Handing Over Petition Signatures to White House Representatives

Chloe Schwab, Ann Scholz, Marianne Comfort, Dan Utech, Melissa Rogers, Jason Miller

FAN staff member, Jason Miller, as part of a delegation of representatives of the  Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) delivered to the White House over 20,000 petition signatures from Catholics all over the country asking world leaders at the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) to take bold action on climate change.

Good news for one another: The legacy of Sr. Thea Bowman

Sr. Thea Bowman

The late Sr. Thea Bowman, a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration from Canton, Miss., was nationally known for her work to advance the life of her fellow black Catholics in the church. She was 52 when she died of bone cancer on March 30, 1990, but her legacy as an educator, evangelist and gospel singer lives on.

FAN invites you to read about Sr. Thea in this article written by Tom Roberts for the Global Sisters Report, a Project of the National Catholic Reporter.