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In El Salvador, the World Environment Day is celebrated by defending the common home

On the morning of the 4 th June 2024, the main streets of the Salvadoran capital, San Salvador, the same ones where the saint and martyr Oscar Arnulfo Romero walked, were painted brown, yellow, green and white.

Franciscans International. Annual Report 2023

On behalf of Franciscans International and its International Board of
Directors (IBD) I am pleased to present the annual report of our work in defense of the rights and dignity of all and care for creation” (Br. Michael Perry, OFM)

JPIC International Course 2024 “Greccio and La Verna. Sources of justice, peace, and reconciliation”

The General Office of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) and the Pontifical Antonianum University (PUA) of Rome held the annual course for JPIC animators of the Franciscan Family from the 20th to 26th May 2024.

First meeting of the Franciscan family that works with migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean concludes. “Migrants are rejected for being poor”.

On Sunday, the 12th May, the meeting of the Franciscan family that gathered in Marrakech, Morocco, to address the issue of migration in the Mediterranean concluded.

General Office for JPIC visited the Province of St. Francis Herald of Peace, West Papua-Indonesia

On behalf of the JPIC General Office, Br. Taucen Girsang visited the Province of St Francis Herald of Peace in West Papua-Indonesia, from 20-29 April 2024, to listen and to exchange experiences with the friars regarding JPIC activities.

Visit of the JPIC General Office to the Province of the Holy Martyrs of Korea in South Korea

After the gathering of the Franciscan Conferences of Asia and Oceania in Manila, Philippines, Br. Taucen Girsang and Br. Daniel Rodriguez Blanco from the General Office for JPIC Office spent 14-18 April 2024 in Seoul visiting the Province of the Holy Martyrs of Korea.