One third of food produced in the world for human consumption every year that gets lost or wasted would be enough to feed the nearly one billion hungry population.
Food for All
In This Issue
Global hunger is a phenomenon that is increasing yearly particularly in countries wracked by conflict. In spite of Zero Hunger by 2030 as being Goal 2 of the U.N.‘s Sustainable Development Goals, it seems it may not be met. A better understanding of the difference between food security and food sovereignty is a key factor in solving the problem.
It started in 2011 with one volunteer, one bicycle and 34 beneficiaries. Today, Re-food has 7,000 volunteers and distributes one million meals a year to 6,300 hungry people in Portugal.
It was a mother’s funeral that started the organization Willing Hearts. Founder, Tony Tay, shares what he learned from his mother, Maggie, and how he manages with a team of volunteers to distribute food and other items to the needy in Singapore.
Robin Hood, the legendary hero of English folklore who took from the rich to give to the poor – whose very name conjures up thoughts of fairness, justice and love for the oppressed – stands in stark contrast to President Trump who wants to take from the poor and give to the rich.
The Philippines celebrates its 120th year of independence this June 12. As the country prepares for this special occasion, we look at how Filipinos commemorate their independence day, not just in the Philippines, but all over the world.
A group of Comboni Missionaries and Comboni Lay Missionaries are networking with associations, organizations and movements in an effort to defend the rights of immigrants and refugees who arrive at the coasts of Italy.
On the occasion of the golden jubilee of my priestly ordination (June 28, 1968), I am happy with my priesthood and with my missionary life. I thank God for all the gifts he has bestowed on me, for having given me strength in my weakness and renewed my enthusiasm in times of difficulties.
The young Claretian priest Fr. Rhoel (1965-2000), missionary at the dangerous periphery of the archipelago, was conscious of the possibility of a violent death, but he would never abandon his people. His martyrdom, when it came, was a real sacrifice, an omen of heroic faithfulness.
When one joins the catechumenate, they will feel how it is to belong and to be held by the love of its members all held together by a loving God who will not abandon anyone until the end of their days on earth.
Vocation is not something abstract but rather something concrete. It is the answer to a call of what God wants us to be. It is not a road free from obstacles, but rather a dynamic path that keeps us alive and makes us discover the hope that inhabits us and makes us capable of moving forward.
It is very easy to advise a friend to forgive. However, we know too well that it is not that simple in real life, especially if the hurt is very deep. How can one truly forgive?
Strategies for Evangelization
October 2023 Issue
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