Bread for the World
Nationally replicating the "trickle-down" policy in the GOP tax plan won't work, critics say, and Catholic leaders emphasize its unethical burden on low-income people.
Eleven percent of the world's population, Some 815 million people go hungry every day, according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Federal budget: While the national debt needs addressing, "the most vulnerable should not carry the burden of solving this challenge," says statement from ecumenical group of Christian leaders.
Federal budget: A $1.1 trillion spending bill has maintained or increased funding for some of the ecumenical group's priorities, keeping poverty and hunger in the conversation -- for now.