Bread in the News
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
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
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
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
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
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
Eric Mitchell discusses the rise of hunger among the elderly in America
Soul of the South Television on May 20, 2014
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
LaVida Davis speaks on Soul of the South about hunger and food insecurity in America.
Soul Of the South Television on May 13, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
Childhood hunger and malnutrition often bring to mind images that are familiar in the media.
Huffington Post on March 27, 2014
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
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