To access the library files:
Please click on one of the five Categories below: (1) General Information, (2) Justice, (3) Peace, and (4) Integrity of Creation (5) Videos. Then, choose the PDF file you desire. Finally, click on the language you prefer.
PDF: Come and See: A Theological Invitation to the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, 2019
Description: This document from the World Council of Churches, invites the churches to explore the ways that “pilgrimage” can help the churches deepen and express the commitment to oneness in their work. It was shared to us by our Capuchin brother William Henn,OFMCap who is one of the authors of the document.
PDF: Capuchin JPIC Handbook, 2017
Description: The Capuchin JPIC Handbook was published by the Capuchin JPIC Office on the year 2017 under the leadership of Br. Benedict Ayodi,OFMCap. It started with five languages, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. The newest addition is a Korean translation of the handbook courtesy of the Custody of Korea. To download the files, just click on the language (flag icons) you prefer.
PDF: Systematic Approach to Work in the Field of JPIC, 2009
Description: This document was written by Br. Bernd Beermann, OFMCap on November 24, 2009. It is a short document that provide practical guidelines in JPIC work. The document is available in the ENGLISH and ITALIAN languages.
PDF: Introduction to Migration to the Americas
Description: The document was the presentation of Rafael Moreno Villa,SJ on the Meeting on Migration at Lima, Peru. According to him, The Introduction to Migration to the Americas is a compendium of quotes taken from the reports of his compañeros that work in the Jesuit Refugee Service (SJR in Spanish) or in the Jesuit Migration Services (SJM in Spanish) of Latin America and the Caribbean. It also contain extracts from documents written by specialists and were recommended to Br. Rafael by his colleagues.
PDF: Handbook on Human Trafficking
Description: Human trafficking affects men, women and children in their deepest being. It strikes what is most precious in them: their dignity and their values as individuals. There is nothing more humiliating than being a victim of this plague.
The magnitude of this phenomenon requires urgent action, and Franciscans International (FI) has made of the struggle against trafficking one of its main programmes. FI intends to give a strong response to this problem by means of formation, education and by raising awareness. This is the objective of this handbook, which is addressed to FI’s members who exercise their ministry at the grassroots level and work directly with victims as well as coordinating efforts with other interested groups.
PDF: Refugee Crisis Meeting, Final Report, 2015
Description: This is the final document on the emergency meeting on the Refugee Crisis in Europe that took place from Friday, October 16th through Saturday, October 17th, 2015 at Frascati, Rome, Italy. The theme of the meeting was “I was a stranger and you welcomed me”(Mt 25:35).
PDF: Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Extreme Poverty, 2015
Description: This is a handbook by the Franciscans International designed for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights.
PDF: 7th World Congress for Pastoral Care of Migrants, 2014
Description: This is the final document on The 7th World Congress for the Pastoral Care of Migrants that took place from November 17th (Monday) to Friday to November 21st, 2014, in the Aula Magna of the Pontifical Urbaniana University, located at Via Urbano VIII, n. 16, Vatican City. The theme of the Congress was “Cooperation and Development in the Pastoral Care of Migrations”.
PDF: EcoAudit, Franciscans International
Description: Religious communities can play an important role in exemplifying sustainable living. Based on our Christian faith in the tradition of St. Francis, we can adjust our lifestyles towards a greater sustainability. Sustainability implies a way of life that does not the seek the consumption of goods but rather good relations with our whole environment, be it our brothers and sisters, the people we share our lives with, or with all the creatures.
This document was provided by Franciscans International.