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A woman receives a debt notice (SVP)

Material poverty causes devastating worry and has emotional as well as physical impact

More people than ever are relying on foodbanks in the UK

Hunger is a growing crisis in the UK. The St Vincent de Paul Society seek to tackle the issue in their ‘Who Cares?’ campaign

A detail from The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes by Lambert Lombard (1505–1566)

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year, 2 Kgs 4:42-44; Eph 4:1-6; Jn 6:1-15 (Year B)

'The Archbishop of Canterbury is right to focus on the way so much food gets thrown away' (CNS)

We expect hunger in Africa, sadly, but that it happens in Britain too, one of the world’s richest countries, is shocking

Pope Francis poses with the ambassadors to the Holy See (Photo: CNS)

Pope made the comment during his ‘state of the world’ address to the diplomatic corps

Two brothers eat a meal provided by a charity in a slum in Manila (CNS)

Caritas Internationalis campaign begins with worldwide ‘wave of prayer’