Book review: The Good Samaritan reflects author Jeff Dietrich's untiring service of feeding and aiding the poor.
This bank doesn't have a marble lobby or uniformed tellers. This bank is a faded blanket and a circle of women with their feet tucked under their colorful skirts.
Eco Catholic: The expected effects of increased climate change during the next century will disproportionately affect the poor and other vulnerable communities.
A strikingly beautiful leg of West Virginia Route 3 passes through one of the richest coal mining areas of the country.
The absence of a more frank discussion about America's poverty problem remains a mystery in our national political discourse. Who are "the poor"? Who represents them?
Many voices -- including Pope Francis' -- have discussed the role of poverty on family life. Does one issue feed into the other? Is there a cause and effect?
In July, Paul Ryan unveiled a new anti-poverty plan that is an about-face for Ryan, who's known for proposing budget cuts that hurt the poor.
Making a Difference: Approximately 1.2 billion people live in extreme poverty throughout the world. An estimated 21,000 die every day.
On the 39th anniversary of the closing of the Vietnam War, 20 percent of the countryside is still littered with thousands of unexploded bombs and munitions; the very poor have taken to diffusing them to sell for scrap, and many lives and limbs are lost each year by farmers and others who accidentally dig them up.