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Meets with Members of Food Bank Foundation
Pope Francis received in audience 7,000 volunteers from the Food Bank Foundation, established 25 years ago by Italian businessman Danilo Fossati and Don Giussani, founder of Communion and Liberation, to combat food waste, recovering and distributing food among the poor and families in need. In his address to the...read more
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“Hunger today is a matter of truly “scandalous” dimensions, which threatens the life and dignity of many persons – men, women, children and elderly."
On Saturday, Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the Meeting organized by the Food Bank Foundation. Here is a translation of the Pope’s address to those present at the …read more
Pasta, Milk, and Cookies Among Deliveries Made to Residents by Papal Almoner
While most of Rome is empty on vacation to escape the August heat, the Pope's charitable arm continues to work at full speed. The Holy Father has sent several gifts to the immigrant residents …read more
Women Refugees in Bangkok Provided with Psychological and Material Assistance
Women refugees from Asian and African countries such as Pakistan or Somalia, reach Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Having experienced situations of war, sexual abuse and systematic …read more
Lack of resources, low agricultural productivity and climate change among challenges highlighted
A major independent survey of Caritas groups around the world points to the best way to end hunger – help small farmers, especially as they try to adapt to the changing climate. The survey …read more
Will Succeed Outgoing President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga as Head of Catholic Relief Organization
Cardinal Luis AnthonyTagleof Manila was elected as the new president of Caritas Internationalis, making him its first president from Asia. Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of over …read more