Pope Francis endorsed a Catholic petition calling for bold climate action after meeting with the newly created Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) on Wednesday.
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.
Tuesday, April 6th, Franciscan Action Network joined Church World Service and 17 other faith-based organizations in filing an amicus brief supporting the Obama Administration's executive actions on immigration with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Together with our friends at Interfaith Worker Justice, FAN urges members to join in the Fast from Fast Food.
Here is a great article from GreenMoney about sustainable business and socially responsible investing, with an interview with FAN friend, Sr. Nora Nash.
Members of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition (IIC) launched a letter-a-day to all members of Congress, with each member sending a letter to each member of Congress everyday for the next three weeks urging them to oppose any proposed legislation that would undo the Administration's recent action on immigration.
Franciscan Action Network is coordinating the American leg of the Global Catholic Climate Movement's Hunger Fast.
A statement on FAN's thoughts on amendments to the DHS Appropriations Bill currently being debated in Congress.