Pan-African women of faith from Africa and the African diaspora have in a spiritual pilgrimage deliberated on issues affecting women’s empowerment and the importance of lifting their voices and votes to end hunger and poverty.
A biblically-inspired fast is taking place in the USA, as Christians and Jews protest the way budget debate is sidelining the poor. Martin E. Marty reflects on a movement for justice with ancient roots and modern resonances.
Bread for the World, a collective Christian voice urging US decision makers to end hunger at home and globally, has welcomed the child nutrition priorities mentioned during a White House event hosted yesterday by Michelle Obama.
Bread for the World, a national Christian anti-hunger network, plans to distribute thousands of educational kits to churches around the USA urging churchgoers to lobby members of Congress to change federal agricultural and nutrition programmes in favour of the world's ‚Ä' and the country's ‚Ä' poor.