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Vatican says birth control not key to fighting poverty, renews call...

The Archbishop argued that the focus of the ICPD has become "increasingly narrow" in recent years, with an overemphasis on birth control

Holy See urges global focus on education, work, and family to...

"The family is a 'school of deeper humanity,' and the first place where the values... are lived out and handed on."

Injustice and poverty causes child sexual abuse

Poverty is caused by the irresponsible rich who do not share their wealth to help end poverty and lift up the poor.

SPOTLIGHT: Treading water | struggling for a glass of water

Funding cuts leave Caritas Bangladesh in a decade-long struggle to find a lasting solution to severe drinking water shortages

India’s growing population a burden for struggling mothers

India's overall birthrate has fallen in tandem with its rising economy, but poverty and a deep-rooted bias for male heirs have kept Bihar an engine room of national population growth

Childhood aggression rooted in malnutrition and peer groups 

Intelligent legislators and government officials must pass laws to curb advertising by the junk food industry

3 million Filipino families experienced hunger in past three months, survey...

The figure is slightly higher than the 11.3 percent or 2.89 million families who reported the same in a survey released in October 2022

9 richest Filipinos have more wealth than half of Philippine population,...

The poor are unable to recover from back-to-back crises as many continue to suffer from the effects of the pandemic

Pope Francis: The Three Kings found God in poverty

The Magi perhaps “were expecting a powerful and prodigious Messiah,” but instead they found a baby and “met God in poverty”

SPOTLIGHT: From absolute zero to national inspiration

Thai street vendor perseveres through childhood polio and extreme poverty to find love and respect

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