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Pope Francis blesses a large ceramic torch bearing the image of the Miracle of Saint Francis Taming the Wolf of Gubbio.

Pope Francis blesses a large ceramic torch bearing the image of the Miracle of Saint Francis Taming the Wolf of Gubbio.

Pope Francis receives Torch from "Città del Ben...essere!!!"

06/04/2016 15:24

Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Diocese of Gubbio during his General Audience on Wednesday, to support the annual March for Peace against Hunger.

 

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Card. Tagle seeks support for Lenten feeding campaign

04/02/2016 11:02

In his pastoral letter for Ash Wednesday, the archbishop of Manila calls on the faithful to replenish the 'Funds for Filipinos' programme, by feeding children as a concrete act of charity in the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. 

 

IEC in Cebu, Philippines:  Vatican Radio's Sean Lovett interviews Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the UN in New York

IEC in Cebu, Philippines: Vatican Radio's Sean P. Lovett interviews Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the UN in New York

Vatican Diplomat at IEC: Love of Eucharist in social justice

29/01/2016 11:39

The Vatican’s top diplomat at the UN in New York, Archbishop Bernardito Auza says the Eucharist is the source of the Church's social justice and dialogue with other faiths. The Archbishop was speaking at the 51st International Eucharistic Congress taking place in Cebu, Philippines.

Nepalese villagers cook in a camp set up in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Katmandu earlier this year

Nepalese villagers cook in a camp set up in the wake of the devastating earthquake in Katmandu earlier this year

Putting Mercy to Work: Feeding the hungry

15/08/2015 10:54

As the Church gears up for the Jubilee of Mercy, Vatican Radio's series of programmes on the seven spiritual and seven corporal works of mercy entitled "Putting Mercy to Work", is this week looking at the first corporal work.

Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan gestures as he speaks during a rally honoring him following his release from an Israeli prison

Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan gestures as he speaks during a rally honoring him following his release from an Israeli prison

UUN Human Rights office calls on Israel and Palestine to release detainees

15/07/2015 08:30

The office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has welcomed the recent release of Khader Adnan who had been on hunger strike for two months in protest at his continuing administrative detention by the Israeli authorities since last year

A mother in Somalias capital, Mogadishu, closes the  eyes of her two-year-old son after he died from malnutrition and related complications.

A mother in Somalias capital, Mogadishu, closes the eyes of her two-year-old son after he died from malnutrition and related complications.

UN report says rate of world hunger dropping

28/05/2015 15:52

A UN report says the number of chronically undernourished in the world has dropped to 795 million, largely because of efforts in developing regions.

 

 

Pope Francis at FAO HQ in Rome

Pope Francis at FAO HQ in Rome

Pope Francis addresses FAO nutrition conference

20/11/2014 10:34

Pope Francis travelled to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation Headquarters in Rome on Thursday to give a speech to the Second International Conference on Nutrition which is taking place this week.