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La migracion "enriquece" a paises

El cardenal hondureño Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga, arzobispo de Tegucigalpa destacó el aporte cultural y económico que los migrantes aportan a los países que los acogen y criticó la obstrucción a una reforma migratoria por parte del Congreso estadounidense para legalizar a unos 11 millones de indocumentados.

El Tiempo Latino on June 5, 2014

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World Financial System built as a "new idolatry" cardinal tells forum

The world financial system "has been built as a new idolatry," charged Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, at a June 3 forum in Washington sponsored by The Catholic University of America's Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies.

America Magazine on June 5, 2014

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Guest: Protect U.S. food aid from the shipping industry

Congress is considering a bill that needlessly increases shipping costs for U.S. food aid, writes guest columnist Rick Steves.

The Seattle Times on June 4, 2014

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Potato Industry Opposes Letter to Congress on WIC

A Washington state group representing the potato industry is taking exception to a think tank’s letter to lawmakers saying Congress shouldn’t get involved in federal nutrition programs.

Capital Press on May 27, 2014

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Morality of Preparation

Most of us tend to consider disasters – manmade and natural -- to be an exception in life. But in poor countries disaster can be a way of life.

The Hill on May 27, 2014

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NGO Praises Revent Anti-Hunger Efforts

The U.N. says hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Despite progress since 1990, it’s estimated more than 840 million people still do not have enough to eat. Nevertheless, the director of the Bread for the World Institute said recent efforts can bring a dramatic improvement.

Voice of America on May 26, 2014

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Poverty, Inequality, and Pope Francis

National Catholic Reporter on May 26, 2014

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Erick Mitchell-Hunger in the Elderly

Eric Mitchell discusses the rise of hunger among the elderly in America

Soul of the South Television on May 20, 2014

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Sabina Covo: Las Sobras y El Hambre

Cada vez que viajo a algún rincón de Latinoamérica y veo el hambre que existe en algunos de sus barrios o zonas rurales recuerdo con mucha tristeza toda la comida que tiramos a la basura en Estados Unidos.


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El Nuevo Herald on May 18, 2014

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LaVida Davis-Hunger

LaVida Davis speaks on Soul of the South about hunger and food insecurity in America.

Soul Of the South Television on May 13, 2014

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Faith Leaders Support Hike in Minimum Wage

Paying a full-time worker $290 a week in today’s economy is immoral, faith leaders said in a recent letter urging Congress to raise the minimum wage.

ABP News Religious Herald on May 12, 2014

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Shipping Companies Could Benefit from the Suffering of Millions

Last month, the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, legislation that will drastically impact the United States' ability to provide vital food aid to millions of hungry people worldwide.

Huffington Post on May 2, 2014

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Immigration Policy: Is Federalism the Answer?

As a quick federal fix to immigration policy increasingly looks like a long shot, state and local proposals are gaining traction.

The National Journal on April 21, 2014

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Recession Not Over for Poor: Families Stretch Food to Last

The numbers of people living in such hardship initially spiked during the Great Recession to around 15 percent of Americans, and has hovered there, failing to return to pre-recession figures of 11- to 12-percent though the economic slump ended nearly five years ago in June 2009, according to a new report by Feeding America, a national hunger relief charity.

NBC News on April 18, 2014

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Servir es la mejor forma de evangelizar

El gran reto que tiene la Iglesia es invitar a otros para que también sientan el llamado al servicio.

El Pregonero on April 8, 2014

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What Scripture Tells Us About the Minimum Wage

Our common scriptures present a vision of shared responsibility, commanding that we care for the vulnerable among us -- this includes endowing the notion of work with an inherent dignity. 

Huffington Post on April 7, 2014

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Let's Talk About It

Ericka Ellion's Interview

WRNJ Radio on March 31, 2014

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The 1000 Day Investment for Our Future

Childhood hunger and malnutrition often bring to mind images that are familiar in the media.

Huffington Post on March 27, 2014

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Wheat for the World: Fulfilling the Legacy of Dr. Norman Borlaug

This Tuesday was an important day in the agriculture and anti-hunger communities. Not only was it National Agriculture Day, but it would have been Dr. Norman Borlaug's 100th birthday. Celebrations took place around the world in his honor, including the installation of a statue in his likeness in the U.S. Capitol. 

Huffington Post on March 26, 2014

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Millones pasan hambre

Como candidato, Barack Obama propuso en 2008 erradicar el hambre entre los niños para 2015, pero el tiempo se le acaba y la realidad indica que esa meta quedará incumplida.

La Opinion on February 25, 2014

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