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Catholics Confront Global Povertycalls on Catholics to defend the life and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world.
During Poverty Awareness Month, join the U.S. Bishops, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development and the Catholic Community in the United States in taking up Pope Francis' challenge to live in solidarity with the poor!
"I want a Church which is poor and for the poor."
- Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium)
Below are some great resources to help you raise awareness about poverty in the United States.
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Poverty Awareness Month Activity Calendar - Use this new calendar with daily suggestions for
reflection, learning and action about poverty. Re-post the daily Twitter-length
suggestions on social media to help get the word out about poverty and its root
During this month, you can also consider participating in the global One Human Family, Food for All Campaign. This Campaign to end hunger by 2025 is sponsored by the global Catholic confederation Caritas Internationalis. For more information, click here.
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