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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

SPOTLIGHT: “We didn’t die from COVID, but certainly, we are all...

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

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