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About Ufficio di GPIC OFM Cap.

The office for justice, peace and integrity of creation JPIC of the Capuchin order serves the whole order to promote work for the poor and marginalized and for actions saving our planet. Our principal mission for this sexennium is to Inform, Integrate and Inspire our friars and all people of good will towards working for JPIC.

Season of Creation

This week, we’re reminded why our participation in the Season of Creation is so important. Two major storms–Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut–have taken precious lives. Typhoon Mangkhut hit the Philippines, where 59 of our most vulnerable of our sisters and brothers died, … Continue reading

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AUDIENCE OF POPE FRANCIS WITH THE CHAPTER PARTICIPANTS, OFM Capuchins

September 18, 2018 Published in Capitulum Generale 2018 Message of the General Minister, Br. Roberto Genuin, to the Holy Father Holy Father, We Capuchin friars gathered for the 85th General Chapter are deeply grateful for this opportunity to meet with you … Continue reading

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Who is Br. Roberto Genuin, the New Minister General of the Order of Friars Minor, Capuchins

Rome, September 3. At 9:30 in the morning all the friar capitulars gathered in the church of the International College for a special liturgy and a prayer for the election of the new Minister. In order to recall to those … Continue reading

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The New Minister General, Order of Friars Minor, Capuchins

English: Today, September 3, at the International College of San Lorenzo of Brindisi, Rome,  the General Chapter of the Capuchin Friars Minor elected Friar Roberto Genuin from the province of Venice as the new Minister General of the Order for … Continue reading

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SEASON OF CREATION: September 1-October 4, 2018

The Season of Creation is an annual celebration of prayer and action to protect creation. It is celebrated by Christians of all traditions, and the leaders of faith traditions have encouraged the faithful to participate. The Season of Creation is celebrated annually … Continue reading

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Pope Francis visits brothers, homeless at Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin

Pope Francis pictured with Brother Kevin Crowley The Pope paid tribute to the dignity of the homeless at the Caphucin Day Centre in Dublin today during his historic 36-hour visit to Ireland. The Capuchin religious order runs a lifeline service … Continue reading

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Who is My Neighbor in a Climate-Threatened World?”

We are delighted to announce that the 2018 Feast of St. Francis Program– “Who is My Neighbor in a Climate-Threatened World?” is now available! Every October 4th, the Feast of St. Francis (FOSF) celebrates the saint who saw all created beings … Continue reading

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