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Poverty - Latest News

Dec 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- On Christmas Eve, Pope Francis said that the poverty of Christ’s birth in a stable contains an important lesson for today.
Dec 9, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The Council for Inclusive Capitalism launched a partnership with the Vatican on Tuesday, stating that it will be “under the moral guidance” of Pope Francis. 
Nov 26, 2020 - 10:35 am .- Cardinal Vincent Nichols urged the U.K. government Thursday to reconsider a proposed cut to its foreign aid budget. 
Nov 15, 2020 - 04:35 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday said that the needy are at the heart of the Gospel as he celebrated a Mass marking the World Day of the Poor.
Nov 12, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Coronavirus restrictions have forced the Vatican to scale down its commemoration of the World Day of the Poor, a Vatican archbishop said Thursday.
Oct 16, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The coronavirus crisis has made the international community’s goal of eradicating poverty by 2030 even harder to achieve, a Vatican representative told the United Nations Tuesday
Sep 18, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- After nearly 10 years of war, the Syrian people have now been hit with a “poverty bomb” amid the coronavirus pandemic, a Vatican diplomat said this week.
Jul 23, 2020 - 04:52 pm .- The dire economic situation in Venezuela, combined with the effects of the pandemic lockdown, has led to a crisis more severe than the biblical plagues in Egypt, said one local bishop.
Jul 3, 2020 - 08:10 am .- A cardinal archbishop in northern Italy said Friday that the COVID-19 health crisis has created an “immense” poverty in the area, and now is the time to rebuild, to take responsibility, and to share resources.
Jun 13, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis said Saturday that the coronavirus pandemic has revealed poverty that Catholics cannot ignore.
Apr 23, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis asked people to pray on Thursday for families who are struggling to put food on the table during the coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 6, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Many people suffering from poverty are victims of the “structural injustice” of today’s global economy, Pope Francis said in his daily Mass homily on Monday.
Feb 5, 2020 - 03:12 pm .- Pope Francis called on global financial leaders and economists to end economic inequality Wednesday, saying that modern resources make ending global poverty possible - and a responsibility.
Jan 15, 2020 - 04:51 pm .- Amid a continuing economic crisis in Argentina, the Catholic relief agency Caritas is working to provide food for thousands of families struggling to access adequate nutrition.
Dec 9, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The latest report issued by the Argentina Observatory of Social Debt of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina showed that the rate of poverty and indigence is the highest in ten years.
Dec 6, 2019 - 02:05 pm .- A new rule that will disqualify roughly 700,000 people from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly called food stamps, will not help people find or keep employment, leaders of Catholic charitable and social policy organizations told CNA.
Nov 30, 2019 - 04:00 am .- In a visit to Rome’s Caritas center Friday, Pope Francis emphasized the shared experience of vulnerability among Christ and the poor.
Nov 17, 2019 - 04:30 am .- On the World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that the poor and most vulnerable can be left behind in the frenetic haste and self-centeredness of the modern world.
Nov 11, 2019 - 07:01 am .- Pope Francis Monday called for the renewal and purification of economic models to be fair, trustworthy, and capable of extending opportunities to all, not only a few.
Oct 4, 2019 - 09:16 am .- St. Francis of Assisi is widely known for his life of poverty and love of creation. But there’s a lesser-known side to the friar as well – a side that showed a deep reverence for the Eucharist and attentive care to the sacred vessels at Mass.       

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