- Jan 24, 2020
Since the end of July, six Brazilians, including Franciscan Brother Sergio Gorgen, have been on a hunger strike to denounce the deteriorating conditions of many Brazilians due to increased violence, unemployment and hunger.
Eleven young musicians from Jerusalem and the West Bank had the opportunity to show U.S. audiences that music can be a bridge across cultural divides during a brief tour of the Washington-Baltimore area.
Conventual Franciscan Brother Andrew Hennessy has created ‘The Man Tour’ to try to evangelize men for the Church.
The Center for Victims of Torture, a St. Paul nonprofit, is recognized internationally as a leader in helping victims of torture said Curt Goering, its executive director. “When they come to us here, they have deep, physical and emotional wounds, having endured the worst that any human being can possibly endure.”
Rudy Romero uses his talents as a barber to help people living on the streets of Washington by giving them haircuts.
Roger and Marguerite Sullivan have had the opportunity to travel the world, and they have created an impressive collection of Nativity scenes which they’re displaying at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington.