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Pope Francis on how we can fight hunger

Pope Francis speaks of land hoarding, food waste, climate change, and other obstacles to beating hunger.

Food campaign updates on Facebook

Every day, the worldwide Caritas network helps the hungry. Here are updates from our campaign Facebook page, facebook.com/CaritasFoodForAll.

Lent calendar

As part of the Caritas “Food for All” campaign, we invite you to take a few minutes each day in Lent to focus on the hungry. Our Lenten calendar offers thought-provoking activities for each weekday. Click a date below and join us in working towards a world without hunger.

Pope Francis on World Food Day: the hungry are people and not numbers

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis says in order to defeat global hunger we need to change our development policies and the global trade rules and end speculation in the name of the “god of profit”.  His comments came in a message sent to Jose Graziano da Silva, Director General of the UN Food and Agricultural Organization,…

A week to focus on hunger

From 12 to 19 October 2014, Caritas supporters around the world focused on ways to end hunger. See a photo gallery that shows what they accomplished or read selected highlights below.   WHAT CAN YOU DO? Enjoy a meal at your parish and invite those in need  Collect food for a local food pantry  Teach…

What hunger does to children

Severe hunger affects every part of a person’s body, and children are especially vulnerable. Caritas spoke with two nurses—one in Malawi and one in Senegal—to learn more about their experiences with hungry children. Hover your mouse over this child’s hair, arm and more to see the nurses’ words about how lack of food impacts the…

What hunger does to children: nurses describe

Two nurses describe the effects of hunger on children.

Video: One Human Family, Food for All

. Based on an ancient story about hunger and sharing, this animated video is part of Caritas’ “One Human Family, Food for All” campaign. The “allegory of the long spoons” teaches us that when we struggle to feed only ourselves, everyone goes hungry. But when we focus on our neighbour’s hunger, we discover there are…

Songs and Bible readings for Masses

Scripture readings, prayers, and songs for “Food for All” Masses

Commitment checklist: how to get involved

Pledge to an activity that will help reduce hunger

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