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SPOTLIGHT: Joy of the Elephants

COVID-19 pandemic forced a mahout to make heartbreaking choices but both man and elephant have finally found sanctuary

Survey says 12.2M Filipino families felt ‘poor’ in second quarter of...

The figure points to an increase from the 10.9 million Filipino families who felt “poor” during the first quarter of the year

Coveting wealth and possessions can blind us to the ‘true goods...

“What is covetousness? It is the unbridled greed for possessions, always desiring to be rich,” the pope said

Fighting the oppression of real poverty

Real poverty is caused by the desire of one to hoard “meaningless” earthly advantages, at the expense and to the disadvantage of another

Pope Francis: The poor suffer the most from heat waves, drought

In a message for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, the pope said that it is “the poorest among us who are crying out”

SPOTLIGHT: Living through it all

Our first story in the series "Listening with the heart through generations" in which 11-13 year-olds tell the stories of those living on the fringe of society in Asia

Pandemic made the poor poorer and the rich richer

None of the super-rich has declared that they will share any of their massive wealth with the poor

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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