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Pope: world hunger absolutely unacceptable

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VATICAN CITY

Pope Benedict XVI says hundreds of millions of hungry people around the world are an absolutely unacceptable reality and the economic crisis should be seen as a chance for change.

Speaking to a crowd gathered in St. Peter's Square Sunday, Benedict addressed his message to a June 24-26 UN conference in New York on the global downturn.

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