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Emeritus Bishop
John S. Cummins leads retreat
on Vatican II

Villa Maria del Mar celebrates 50 years

Spend quiet time
with God, grow
in faith on retreat

Three to be ordained
to transitional
diaconate

Our seminarians
serve — literally,
at St. Edward

Dominican Sisters
in formation gather
from Mexico, US

Pope offers future priests, nuns a
how-to guide to
a happy vocation

Vocations Week changes dates

De La Salle honors distinguished
alumnus

Calling all
college alumni

Stay in touch with
your high school

Obituaries:
Sister M. Josepha, CSC

Local groups
get $200,000
from CCHD

The Bible, cover to cover: 4 days, 10 hours, 34 minutes

Bishop Barber welcomes SPRED
to 'your house'

Day of prayer,
dance for breast
cancer survivors

Together, pledging
'Never again'

New president of
Saint Mary's College

Teacher retention
helps Oakland's
Corpus Christi
School stand out

Cemeteries'
remembrances on
All Souls Day

Hollywood insider sees opportunity for Catholic impact

Bishops moved after meeting prisoners

It's holiday season
for volunteers,
donors aiding
Catholic Charities

Pope denounces wasted food

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placeholder October 21, 2013   •   VOL. 51, NO. 18   •   Oakland, CA
Pope denounces wasted food

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis denounced widespread hunger due to wasted food as a symptom of a "throwaway culture," and called for greater effort to build a worldwide "culture of encounter and solidarity" instead.

The pope's words appeared in his annual message for World Food Day, Oct. 16.

The pope called the waste of food, which, according to the FAO, accounts for approximately a third of worldwide food production, "one of the fruits of the 'throwaway culture.'

 
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