Eco Catholic: Without recognizing the faces behind statistics, the pope said extreme poverty risks feeling natural and the hungry "turn into one more news story."
Making a Difference: Only by addressing the root causes of humanity's ills can we fully be the light of Christ and transform the world.
As shared last week, NCR launched an Instagram account, and during Lent, the account is largely focusing on bringing to life the corporal works of mercy. In this second week, we're looking at feed the hungry, with a list of stories below that highlight this work.
A small c catholic: Presbyterians, like Catholics, are caring for the poor and needy. But what challenges arise from such "in-the-trenches" ministries?
Hunger and food insecurity plagues America, not only morally, but also financially -- and in a major way.
This is according to a new report issued by Bread for the World Institute, the policy research arm of the Christian anti-hunger advocacy organization Bread for the World.
The report, “Nourishing Effect: Ending Hunger, Improving Health, Reducing Inequality,” finds that America's hunger health costs tally up to a staggering $160 billion annually.
NCR Today: What does hunger look like on World Food Day in 2015? Troubling global statistics prompted top nonprofits to launch a new national campaign: Vote to End Hunger.
Preview: Today on World Food Day, it is worth reflecting that the issue of food and hunger is at the center of the story of contemporary Bangladesh.
The U.S. faces a national poverty crisis “straining millions of families and stalling our nation’s prosperity and growth."
NCR Today: A Christian group against poverty and hunger asked U.S. presidential candidates how they would help if elected.
Vague concerns and long-winded reports about hunger must be turned into action with policies that guarantee access to food, and lifestyles that stop wasting and start sharing, Pope Francis said.