FADICA News

Over 40 FADICA members made pilgrimage to Rome November 4-9 and engaged in opportunities for prayer, reflection, and dialogue with prominent Vatican and Rome-based Catholic leaders on diverse timely issues.

U.S. Catholic Sisters against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT), whose founding was helped to be catalyzed by FADICA, hosted the first-ever hemispheric-wide conference of Talitha Kum anti-trafficking networks on Oct. 24 – 27 in Cleveland, Ohio. Borders Are Not Barriers was a four-day conference that brought together representatives from anti-trafficking networks in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean, and other experts to build capacity for more effective and coordinated work.

The sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults in the Catholic Church is an outrage. FADICA stands in solidarity with the survivors of sexual abuse and prays for the healing of all victims.

Maria Rosario recently joined FADICA as the Executive Assistant to the President and Office Manager. Maria is responsible for providing all aspects of administrative and office management support. Additionally, Maria serves as the “first contact” for members and the public. Maria earned her bachelor’s degree in International Business with a minor in Hispanic Studies from The Catholic University of America. She looks forward to meeting you!

FADICA's Catholic Social Innovation in the Global Refugee Crisis is receiving national and international attention for identifying 64 projects that are Catholic and socially-innovative in the field of refugee and migrant work and ministry. See press coverage including this article by the National Catholic Reporter.