Just Catholic: The rich and powerful hid their money with the help of a law firm in Panama, a country where thousands suffer painful poverty.
Louisiana ranks last among all states in an index of "social justice indicators" that measure poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion.
Eco Catholic: Especially during Lent, everyone should "redouble both their prayers and their generosity" for the people of Flint, still struggling with unsafe drinking water, said Lansing Bishop Earl Boyea.
When Sr. Magi Maria quit a comfortable teaching job to plunge into social work, neither she nor her congregation had any idea what lay ahead.
A quarter century later, more than 50,000 residents of 105 drought-prone villages in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh thank the Congregation of Mother Carmel nun for taking that "leap into the dark."
Her intervention has helped them break free of poverty, unemployment, malnutrition, illiteracy and enslavement.
Making a Difference: With so many countless fellow human beings suffering, Jesus' own suffering continues on to this very day -- in them and with them.
GSR Preview: A year that began with one kind of uncertainty is ending in another for one of the world's most strategic countries.
Ames, Iowa -- Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, recipient of the 2015 World Food Prize, delivered his first address of World Food Prize week at Iowa State University.
At the United Nations, Pope Francis stressed that future development efforts remember the human face of those they seek to help escape poverty and attain a dignified life.
As a narrative lens for his speech, Francis cited the Golden Rule -- Jesus' teaching in Matthew's Gospel to "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
5 minutes with Francis: Without effective birth control, some couples live in fear they will bring another child into the world that they do not have the means to care for.