Hunger in a world of wasted food is a tragic paradox, pope says

Providing food aid to people in need is not enough to eradicate world hunger, Pope Francis said.

In this 2013 file photo, a vendor rests at his stall that has spoiled vegetables under a table in Quezon City, Philippines. Pope Francis said an overhaul of the entire framework of food production and aid policies is needed so that countries can be in charge of their own agricultural markets. (CNS photo/Rolex Dela Pena, EPA)

Nurse says listening to God’s call to volunteer ‘changed my life’

“Alexis Weber’s big-hearted generosity is an inspiration and reminder to us all to give back to our brothers and sisters in need,” said Father Larry Snyder.

Alexis Weber speaks after receiving the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award Oct. 5 during Catholic Charities USA

St. Vincent expands program housing homeless families

St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore is expanding a program that rapidly rehouses families who are homeless in Baltimore City.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore President and CEO, John Schiavone, and The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation President and CEO, Rachel Garbow Monroe, come together Sept. 22 to announce the expansion of St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore’s Front Door Program, a rapid re-housing program for homeless families. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

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Hunger in a world of wasted food is a tragic paradox, pope says
Oct 17 2014
Providing food aid to people in need is not enough to eradicate world hunger, Pope Francis said.

Nurse says listening to God’s call to volunteer ‘changed my life’
Oct 12 2014
“Alexis Weber’s big-hearted generosity is an inspiration and reminder to us all to give back to our brothers and sisters in need,” said Father Larry Snyder.

Brown says he would focus on vulnerable populations if elected
Oct 09 2014
“Jobs, jobs and jobs,” answered Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown when asked his administration’s focus.

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