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Report details massive financial cost of American hunger and food insecurity


Hunger and food insecurity plagues America, not only morally, but also financially -- and in a big way.

This is according to a new report issued by Bread for the World Institute, the policy research arm of the Christian anti-hunger advocacy organization Bread for the World.

The report, “Nourishing Effect: Ending Hunger, Improving Health, Reducing Inequality,” finds that health costs of hunger in America tally up to a staggering $160 billion annually. 

On Syrian refugees, bishops say: Welcome all to the table


As the United States prepares to celebrate Thanksgiving — a holiday that American legend traces back to a dinner between Native Americans and bedraggled, immigrant pilgrims — some of the country’s top political leaders are calling to block the arrival of Syrian refugees, would-be immigrants fleeing chaos and possible death in the Middle East, a situation some think the U.S. may have helped create. 


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November 20-December 3, 2015


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