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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Superstorm sandy blog

Superstorm Sandy One Year Later: The Recovery Continues

It is hard to believe that one year has passed since communities from West Virginia to Connecticut were affected by the fury and might of Superstorm Sandy. I visited the areas affected shortly thereafter and it was impossible not to be struck by the awesome power of nature and its ability to wipe out entire communities. […]

World food day blog

In Celebration of World Food Day

Today we celebrate World Food Day, an opportunity for us to look at how the absence of this most basic necessity shapes the lives of our neighbors and how our individual and collective decisions affect justice in our food system. In a message this morning to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, our Holy Father, […]

political disagreements harming blog

Political Disagreement is Harming Those in Need

Three days after a shutdown of the federal government went into effect, our congressional leaders remain unable to reach a compromise to keep our government’s doors open. The impact of this shutdown is being felt in communities across the nation. While some may wonder what effect political disagreements in Washington, D.C., could have on people […]