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Perspectives Daily: 820 million go hungry

October 16, 2018
Pope Francis spoke to leaders of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in recognition of World Food Day on October 16. While the FAO hopes to end world hunger by 2030, the Holy Father asserted that more needs to be done now to help the nearly 820 million people who went undernourished in 2017.

Here are the stories we covered on today's edition of Perspectives Daily:

  1. Pope Francis offers a strong message on World Food Day.
  2. Cardinal Peter Turkson spoke at today's press briefing about helping young people write their "manuals for life."
  3. Edoardo Mazzantini offers a Synod reflection in a video by Grotto Network .
  4. The Holy Father released his second Pope Video of the month, asking the world to pray for the Mission of Religious.
Photo credit: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:

That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
You can always catch past episodes of Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.

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