WASHINGTON (RNS) The leader of Bread for the World compared the U.S. rates of infant mortality to a “massive terrorist attack” as he released the Christian anti-hunger group’s annual report Monday that showed the costs of hunger in this country.
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(RNS) We cannot allow simplistic, self-focused narratives about contraception and family planning to keep us from helping women who, really, aren’t much different from us.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Since 1970, Kenya has faced repeated droughts, which experts say are more frequent, shorter in duration but more intense.
ROME (RNS) “The hungry remain, at the street corner, and ask to be recognized as citizens, to receive a healthy diet,” the pope said.
(RNS) Nationwide, 46 million people rely on food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families, according to a new study. One in four military families need help putting food on the table.
(RNS) Remarkably, at a time when one in four Americans say they have struggled to put food on the table, Congress has chosen to slash one of the most effective anti-hunger programs in the country, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP or food stamps.
WASHINGTON (RNS) This debate is about more than simply balancing our federal budget — it’s about our values as a nation. It’s about how we treat the least of these.
(RNS) This morning, in preparation for a hunger presentation, I read through a skit that told the firsthand experiences of a rich child alongside that of a poor child. In the middle of the reading, all of a sudden, the numbness wore off.
(RNS) Many people, including Jewish Americans, have a hard time believing that Jews could be struggling to put food on the table in the U.S. But kosher food banks say they know it’s true. By Lauren Markoe.