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Iowa bishop calls food security a moral issue

Food security a moral issue, says bishop at Iowa Hunger Summit

October 21, 2014 DES MOINES, Iowa (CNS) — The head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace called food security a moral issue during a keynote address Oct. 14 at the Iowa Hunger Summit. “Food security and the relationship between food and peace are moral issues,” said Bishop Richard E. Pates of…

Cardinal Wuerl says next Synod of Bishops would focus more on traditional families

Cardinal Wuerl says family synod came to ‘real consensus’

October 21, 2014 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington said the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family came to a “real consensus” after two weeks of animated debate, and that its final report will serve as a solid basis for the world synod on the family in 2015. “What…

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