The first issue of the Fraternus Nuntius newsletter for 2023 is now available. It contains documents and news covering the first three months of the current year.

After the calendar of the Minister General (p. 4), there is a section concerning the Secretary General (pp. 5-11). On page 11, we feature news about the newly elected Assistant General for the Conventual Franciscan Federation (CFF) Friar Joseph WOOD.

On pages 12-33, we offer news from the General Offices. In particular, we highlight the meeting of the new Ministers Provincial, Custodes and Delegates (pp. 13-14) and the “Midway” Meeting (pp. 15-16).

The Solidarity Bulletin Board follows (p. 34) with thanks for the offerings received.

From the African Federation of Conventual Franciscans (pp. 35-36), we call attention to the Fraternal Assembly in Ghana (p. 35). From the Centralis Europae Foederatio (pp. 37-45), we detail the opening of the friary in Copenhagen (p. 38). From the Conventual Franciscan Federation (pp. 46-47), we report on the priestly ordination in California (p. 47). From the Federación América Latina Conventuales (pp. 48-61), we highlight the 30th anniversary of the Order’s presence in Paraguay (pp. 52-53). From the Federation of Asian Minor Conventuals (pp. 62-68) we report on the fire in the friary in Japan (p. 64). From the Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (pp. 69-84), we feature the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the Custody of Slovakia (pp. 69-71). From the Federazione Inter-mediterranea Ministri Provinciali (pp. 85-97) we highlight the 130th Ordinary General Assembly of the Federation (pp. 92-93).

Finally, there is a section on Chapters (pp. 98-99) and the newsletter concludes with a section on statistical data (p. 100).

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