From May 24 to 26, Br Jaime Campos OFM and Br Daniel Rodriguez OFM, animators of the JPIC Office-Rome, held a meeting with Franciscans International, represented by its Executive Director, Br Markus Heinze OFM, and the working team. The goal was to evaluate and plan the cooperation and collaboration between the two offices and the signing of an agreement of understanding.
the International Board of Directors (IBD) of FI welcomed Sister Charity Nkandu SFMA, Carolyn Townes OFS, and Brother Michael Perry OFM as new members. During their first in-person gathering since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the board also elected Brother Michael, former Minister General of the Friars Minor, as its new president.
Franciscans International: UN Member States must not walk away from treaty on business and human rights
As the power of corporations has grown, so should their responsibility towards human rights and our planet. Yet the reality is that around the world, harms to people’s rights through business activities continue to take place with impunity.
The voices of our brothers living on the war front reach us with all the dismay with which they are inevitably charged
Assembly of the Latin American and Caribbean Ecclesial Network on Migration, Displacement, Refuge and Human Trafficking
From 14 to 18 February, the organisations that are part of the CLAMOR Network, including the Franciscan Network for Migrants, met in Bogotá.
The brothers and sisters who make up the JPIC Office in El Salvador are actively committed to defending the rights of Christ, of his Church and of every human being who shares in the profound cries of our country.