Serving a poor church for the poor

Fratello, in collaboration with dioceses and associations from all over the world, wants to serve at the very heart of the Church, to meet the poorest and give them their rightful place in the Church: the first !

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Retrospective 2023

Let’s relive 2023 in pictures… and prepare 2024 together!



“Do not turn your face away from anyone who is poor” (Tob 4:7) This, the seventh annual World Day of the Poor, is a fruitful sign of the Father’s mercy and a support for the lives of our communities. As its celebration becomes more and more rooted in the pastoral life of the Church, it enables us to discover ever anew the heart of the Gospel.

Groupe Fratello aux JMJ


Fratello at JMJ : Fratello’s Pilgrim Mother’s Travel Diary

FRATELLO emmène des jeunes des périphéries aux JMJ de Lisbonne ! Retrouvez toutes nos aventures dans le carnet de bord, racontées par la Vierge pèlerine de Fratello.


Fratello 2021 launch party

Fratello 2021 launch party Dear friends, Many of you came to the evening of 17 June that we organised on rue de Vaugirard! Thank you all for coming in such numbers to pray together, after long months of confinement! It was also a joy to present you the Fratello project on the occasion of the […]

At the end of the Jubilee of Mercy, I wanted to offer the Church the World Day of the Poor, so that throughout the world Christian communities may become ever more and better concrete signs of Christ's charity for the least and for those who are most in need. To the other World Days instituted by my predecessors, which are now a tradition in the life of our communities, I would like to add this one, which brings to their whole a typically evangelical complement, that is, Jesus' predilection for the poor.

Pope Francis

The network serving people in difficulty

Without the daily commitment of associations, parishes and dioceses, Fratello would be nothing. Thank you to everyone who builds a church that cares every day for the little ones.

"Return with Hope!"

Pope Francis, 15 November 2019

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