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Franciscans International: New board members and a new president

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.

On Earth Day, Catholic Church invites to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week 2022

The weeklong global event will mark the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on creation care.

JPIC Animation Committee held its annual meeting

The JPIC Animation Committee met in person and virtually on 22 – 25 March. Br Jacek Orzechowski, OFM from the United States, Br Daniel Rodríguez, OFM from El Salvador, and Br Francesco Zecca, OFM and Jaime Campos, OFM took part in person in the General Curia in Rome

Br. Massimo Fusarelli: I would like to renew our solidarity with our brothers in Ukraine with this letter

The biblical exodus of so many refugees fleeing war helps us see with open eyes this fate that affects so many, too many people throughout the world today.

The Bolivian JPIC Movement “on the move”

The Franciscan Justice and Peace Movement announces the activities carried out in all the departments of Bolivia where it is present. In addition, they inform us of the activities coordinated by the National Commission.

Spain: energy self-sufficiency for St Francis of Assisi Friary and Parish in Pamplona

This project wanted to equip the Parish of St Francis of Assisi and the friary of St Francis with a photovoltaic solar plant for collective self-sufficiency, thus reducing the consumption of fossil fuels and increasing the possibility of saving on energy bills