Tag archive: Hunger

How we beat hunger – Women’s letter

A group of women in Pakistan wrote this letter to other women’s groups, sharing their experiences and success in beating hunger.

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 for All’ campaign unifies Caritas to end hunger

From the Pacific Islands to Africa to Latin America, Caritas has succeeded in building a world with more food for all.

Pope Francis urges Catholics to “set the table” for all

During his homily at the opening Mass of the Caritas Internationalis General Assembly in Rome on May 12, 2015, Pope Francis spoke of the “Food for All” campaign and urged Catholics to feed the hungry. Here is the Vatican-provided text of the homily. The reading from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 16: 22-34) that…

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.

Seeds of hope: preventing farmer suicides in India

Caritas is helping farmers become more self-sufficient and less likely to fall into debt.

EU Parliament endorses right to food

The European Parliament approved a motion saying there is a “need to go beyond food security” and that it “considers food as a basic human right.”

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,…

World Food Day 2014: We can end hunger by 2025

World Food Day falls during the “Week of Action” for Caritas’ 18-month “One Human Family, Food for All” campaign. From 12 to 19 October, Caritas supporters around the globe held initiatives to fight hunger in their countries and abroad.

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…