The issue of human trafficking is not only global, and increasing, but goes largely unnoticed by the media unless there is a particularly horrendous event like the April 14th kidnapping of the Nigerian school girls. We are called to prayer and action on their behalf.
Franciscan Action Network is proud to announce a new young adult retreat titled "The Francis Effect."
The exploitation of persons--for labor or sexual purposes--is the third largest illegal “business” after drug and arms trafficking. Estimates of victims are hard to accurately collect, so FAN is building imperative public awareness.
FAN is proud to have a large membership of Franciscans in the Seattle/Tacoma, Washington area who are very active in the protests of the Northwest Detention Center. Please read here about their upcoming vigil.
FAN's Peacekeeping efforts bring us toward many conversations and concerns surrounding nuclear weapons. This article reveals how U.S. inaction puts a world-wide treaty at risk.
FAN Friend, David B. Couturier recently sent us a new article he wrote focusing on young adults he calls the "mosaic Generation" and our relationship to stuff.
Franciscans from all over the state got together in Hartford, Connecticut last weekend to promote and advocate for Climate Justice.
Rally to welcome home the Fast for Families bus Tour in Washington, D.C. was a huge success thanks in part to you!
Franciscan Earth Corps, New York is happy to announce plans for a retreat geared to young adults, ages 18-35 to take place June 7th, 2014 in Garrison, NY.