Author Archives: Ufficio di GPIC OFM Cap.

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.

Climate Pilgrimage From the Vatican to Katowice, Poland for COP24

On October 4th, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, we embarked on the climate pilgrimage from St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican to Katowice, Poland, the site of this year’s UN climate talks, COP24. The 1500 Km (950 Miles)  walk … Continue reading

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Honduran Migrant Caravan accommodated at a Capuchin Pastoral centre as they move to the US border.

A group of more than 4,000 Honduran migrants who are attempting to reach the US border overland have crossed into with Guatemala – despite warnings that they would be turned away at the border.   Singing the Honduran national anthem, praying … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of St. Francis: Capuchin friars promote peaceful co-existence in Pakistan.

Children from different schools including Islamic seminaries of Lahore expressed their ambitions for peace through paintings and artistic, models during an Art Exhibition held at St. Mary’s High School, Gulberg, Lahore.  This significant occasion was organized by the National Commission … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Francis: Online prayer service

ONLINE PRAYER SERVICE Every October 4th, the Feast of St. Francis celebrates the saint who saw all created beings as his brother or sister. Please join us for an online prayer service to celebrate the feast of St. Francis, the … Continue reading

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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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