Pope Benedict XVI on hunger“…while most world leaders these days fret over the middle class, the financial sector, ailing auto companies, and so on — all, of course, utterly legitimate concerns for elected officials — the pope has been striking a different, and badly needed, note. During his recent trip to Angola, Benedict XVI insisted that the poor “must not become one of the casualties” of the economic crisis, and pledged that the Catholic church “will always be found standing alongside the poorest of this continent.” Read John Allen’s report of what the world does not know about the Pope. http://ncronline.org/blogs/all-things-catholic/vatican-speaking-voiceless-global-poor

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