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Pope Francis: No Christian is exempt from aiding the poor

Pope Francis warned Catholics against laxity and inconsistent behavior with regard to the poor

Extreme temperatures compound poverty in Pakistan’s hottest city

Most of the people in Jacobabad live in acute poverty, with water shortages and power cuts compromising their ability to beat the heat

3 million Filipino families experience ‘involuntary hunger’ – survey

The presidential palace acknowledged that the government needs to do “much more” to protect citizens from hunger and poverty

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Seva Kendra Silchar, a Catholic social service initiative is empowering women in India to cultivate their way out of poverty and starvation

40% of Filipinos say their quality of life ‘worse than before’

The survey results showed that 24 percent of the respondents said their lives got better while 36 percent said it remains unchanged

Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed "one kidney village"

Hunger remains a major problem in Laos, despite economic gains

Laos ranked 87th out of 117 countries on the 2019 Global Hunger Index

Number of jobless Filipinos up to 3.27 million in December, gov’t...

The unemployment rate also inched up to 6.6 percent, slightly higher than the 6.5 percent recorded in November

Penitential living and service

The pathway to the kingdom demands an uncomfortable recognition of the reality of one’s inadequacies and transgressions

New Delhi’s homeless shiver through harsh cold snap

The bracing chill and blustery rains this month have been an ordeal for many, with Delhi recording its coldest January day in nearly a decade

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