- Jun 1, 2020
The incoming president of Bread for the World has personal knowledge about the kind of work it promotes.
A negligent and selfish culture of food waste is fueling the global hunger crisis, damaging the lives of individuals and preventing the progress of all people, Pope Francis said.
Sustainable development in rural areas is key to making poverty and hunger a thing of the past, Pope Francis said.
At a time of technological and scientific progress, “we ought to feel shame” for not having advanced in “humanity and solidarity” enough to feed the world’s poor, Pope Francis said.
Bread for the World believes that world hunger can be eliminated by 2030, but insists it will happen only if the United States and other major global powers train their resources on the difficulties afflicting “fragile states” around the world.
ROME — Pope Francis offered a preview of his hotly-anticipated eco-encyclical on Thursday, arguing that climate change is not the only threat and that the increasing use of alternative energy sources such as biofuels is also dangerous because it can cause food shortages that contribute to world hunger. Francis called