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Franciscans in 48th UN Human Rights Council

During this pandemic, advocacy work was challenging. Franciscan International has the difficulty of bringing partners from outside Europe. On that note, they maximized the opportunity that Br. Angel Cortez, OFM was there with them.

Towards a strong Franciscan Collaboration

The OFM – JPIC Office represented by Br. Angelito A. Cortez, OFM, went to Geneva, Switzerland last October 3 to 9, 2021, to visit Franciscan International for future collaboration and prepare for the preparation of Franciscan Participation in COP 26.

The Laudato Si’ Action Platform is grateful to share some updated information on the next steps in the journey

Nearly 200 partner organizations have been working together to shape the Laudato Si’ Action Platform

The Franciscan Spirit of Spreading Hope to Others

The pandemic of COVID-19 is not end yet. The damaged is already huge and disaster. Many people lost their loved ones, plenty people in the hospital, huge number of people losing their job and countless people searching for food from generous people

A joint message for the protection of creation

Holy Father Francis, His Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, and His Grace Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, for the protection of Creation

JPIC Franciscans in Chile organized an ecumenical prayer service

On the occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, various organizations together with the Franciscan Order gathered at the Alameda church to pray and invoke the Divine and reaffirm the commitment to care for the Earth.