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Wednesday 28 March 2012

Three killed in Brazilian land eviction dispute

Three landless rural workers were killed on 24 March about 30 km from Uberlândia. They were members of the Coordination of MLST - Movement for the Liberation of the Landless in the State of Minas Gerais, reports Br. Rodrigo Pérez OFM. This shortly ...[more]

Tuesday 27 March 2012

New Regional Director joins Asia Pacific team

This week, the FI Bangkok team welcomed Fr. Manuel Mesia Elias Moses ofm as the new Regional Director for Asia Pacific. He will oversee all administrative and strategic matters and will soon meet Franciscans, other NGOs and UN representatives to work on ...[more]

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Lyonnais share environmental concerns

“A Franciscan approach to ecology and sustainable development” was the theme of a workshop FI presented to SFO in Lyon, France, on 24 March. The Lyon JPIC invited Sr. Odile Coirier fmm, Advocacy Office to present about her preparatory work with other ...[more]

Wednesday 21 March 2012

FI Prayer Booklet in Chinese

'The Seven Last Words of Jesus' FI Lenten prayer booklet is now available in Chinese thanks to the translation work of the Order of the Friars Minor in Hong Kong. Download booklet>>[more]

Monday 19 March 2012

Children's Rights in Timor Leste

Franciscans International and Marist International Solidarity Foundation delivered an oral statement on the adoption of the UPR report for Timor Leste during the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council. It highlighted children's rights with a special ...[more]

Monday 19 March 2012

Franciscans for Ecology

Franciscans worldwide are working together to prepare for Rio+20.  FI is organising a side event during this international conference on Sustainable Development being held from 13 and 19 June 2012. It will address: ‘Can agro ecological farming ...[more]

Monday 19 March 2012

Five West Papuan Human Rights Defenders Imprisoned

Five political prisoners were found guilty of treason and imprisoned for three years on 16 March 2012 in West Papua, Indonesia. Franciscans International together with TAPOL, the Asian Human Rights Commission, Faith Based Network on West Papua (FBN) and ...[more]

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