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.
So, this Lent, let us, together with our Franciscan Friars in Singapore, join forces to make amends for our sins against God’s Creation – by embarking on this Lenten journey of conversion from Cosmic Dust to an Easter Garden!
“Grita Tierra” musical project promoted by UN Live – Museum for the United Nations in Latin America is a testimony of universal solidarity, is the result of an alliance with the OFM-JPIC Office of the Franciscans and high level artists. The project also has the collaboration of the Humboldt Institute and the support of the Hempel Foundation.
Br. Massimo Fusarelli invites the whole Order to celebrate the World Day of the Poor with concrete gestures proposed by Pope Francis
The Pope does not limit himself to writing a message, but meets us in the flesh, the same flesh of the poor that is the sacrament of Christ, who for love of us made himself poor and wished to be identified with the poor.
An Open Letter by Global Civil Society for the Establishment of a new UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Climate Change
As the 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) is taking place from 21 June to 15 July, 2021, the undersigned civil society and Indigenous Peoples organizations call on the UN member States through the HRC to establish at this session a new UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and climate change.
Promoted by the Interfranciscan Service for Justice, Peace and Ecology (SINFRAJUPE) of Brazil and the Luciano Mendes de Almeida Socio-environmental Justice Observatory (OLMA), the song “Laudato Si'” was born to contribute to the Laudato Si’ Revolution Campaign.