World Banks says high food prices threaten mean 44 million increase in global hungry

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

High food and fuel prices will increase the number of malnourished people around the world in 2008 by 44 million to reach a total of 967 million, a report from the World Bank says.


University president, archbishop sign petition to ban torture

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

The president of the University of Dayton and the archbishop of Cincinnati have become part of a national movement calling on the president of the United States to reject cruelty and torture.


University president, archbishop sign petition to ban torture

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

The president of the University of Dayton and the archbishop of Cincinnati have become part of a national movement calling on the president of the United States to reject cruelty and torture.


University president, archbishop sign petition to ban torture

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

The president of the University of Dayton and the archbishop of Cincinnati have become part of a national movement calling on the president of the United States to reject cruelty and torture.


CCHD supports community organizing as one means to address injustice

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

Inez Killingsworth thought something was up when people from around her east-side Cleveland neighborhood stopped coming to community meetings.


CCHD supports community organizing as one means to address injustice

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

Inez Killingsworth thought something was up when people from around her east-side Cleveland neighborhood stopped coming to community meetings.


CCHD supports community organizing as one means to address injustice

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

Inez Killingsworth thought something was up when people from around her east-side Cleveland neighborhood stopped coming to community meetings.


CCHD supports community organizing as one means to address injustice

admin| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare

Inez Killingsworth thought something was up when people from around her east-side Cleveland neighborhood stopped coming to community meetings.


The whole world in our hands

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
Poverty is a global problem, and the entire human family will have to contribute to the solution.

 

As the first female secretary general of Caritas Internationalis, the worldwide humanitarian agency of the Catholic Church, Lesley-Anne Knight is hopeful but pragmatic. Women are under-represented in the confederation of 162 national agencies (Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Charities U.S.A. in the United States), and she hopes her appointment will help change that.


The whole world in our hands

By A U.S. Catholic interview| Print this pagePrint | Email this pageShare
Article Social Justice
Poverty is a global problem, and the entire human family will have to contribute to the solution.

 

As the first female secretary general of Caritas Internationalis, the worldwide humanitarian agency of the Catholic Church, Lesley-Anne Knight is hopeful but pragmatic. Women are under-represented in the confederation of 162 national agencies (Catholic Relief Services and Catholic Charities U.S.A. in the United States), and she hopes her appointment will help change that.


Pages