• Pope channels his inner Elvis on war, hunger and climate change

    Pope channels his inner Elvis on war, hunger and climate change

    • Oct 16, 2017

    During a speech to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday, Pope Francis urged the international community to talk less about chronic problems such as hunger, war and climate change, and do more to combat them — including a not-so-subtle call to the Trump administration in the United States not to abandon the Paris climate change agreements.

  • UN says hunger on the rise for first time in a decade

    • Sep 18, 2017

    After a report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization found that global hunger is increasing for the first time in a decade, Monsignor Fernando Chica, the Holy See’s observer to the UN agency, called the results a “defeat for humanity,” and said the findings represent a global “call to solidarity.”