Franciscans

  • 11 Mar 2013

    As well as an opportunity to re-evaluate priorities, re-set our goals and pathways, and look at what we might fruitfully take up and usefully give up, the period of Lent in the Christian tradition is one of deepening our wrestling with the heart and with God (or prayer, as it is usually known).

  • 6 Jan 2012

    Pilgrims to the Holy Land who are searching for the roots of Christianity can also gain a rich understanding of other religions, says a leading Franciscan.

  • 4 Oct 2007

    A five-year campaign by human rights campaigners, including the Franciscan religious order, has influenced the Human Rights Council of the United Nations to has decide to appoint a Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery.