By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
3/21/2014 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
Did you get the message? Pope Francis is tasking Catholics with the mission of ending world hunger by 2025 via a sustained campaign of 'Prayer and Action.' Unfortunately, there are a lot of Catholics who haven't yet answered the call.
Why are so many people ignoring such a simple plea for help?
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Millions of Catholics have answered the call to end world hunger by 2025, but millions more have done nothing. Almost as dismally, millions have donated just a few dollars expecting that to suffice.
Perhaps it's that most people do not appreciate the magnitude of the situation.
Hunger stalks at least one billion people, or about one in every 8 souls. The majority of those who go hungry are children, not adults. Children are also the most likely to suffer and die from malnutrition.
Let us feed all who hunger!
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