The following is a press release sent by Franciscan Action Network calling on Congress to bring the issue of Immigration Reform to a vote in the House.
The following is a press release sent by Franciscan Action Network calling on the President and the Pope to find solutions to the climate crisis together.
FAN ED Patrick Carolan joins Fast for Families at Hyatt Hotel asking Speaker Boehner to meet with them
A special edition of the FAN Climate Campaign webinar was held Thursday, Dec. 5th entitled “How Money in Politics Affects Climate Change Legislation” and it began a conversation about how money influences the decisions made in Congress in regards to climate issues.
FAN is coordinating with Franciscans and faith groups across country and in D.C. in support of comprehensive immigration reform by participating in Fast4Families.
On Veterans’ Day, as our nation remembers with gratitude the thousands of men and women who have died during wars since WWI, Franciscan Action Network remembers especially immigrants from many countries who have given their lives in military service to our nation.
FAN Board President, Sr. Margaret Magee signed a letter coordinated by Catholic World Services to be delivered Monday, Oct. 21 asking President Obama to strengthen relations with Cuba in the next year. Click here to read the letter.
A recent article in the Daily Orange, the Independent student newspaper of Syracuse University, mentioned the rebirth of a Franciscan Earth Corps chapter on campus.
In our efforts to support fellow Franciscan programs nation wide, FAN would like to promote an online course offering through the University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL.