Natasha Muhyila Phiri, JCTR Social and Economic Development Programme Officer reading the statement of the Jesuit scholars in Zambia. Credit: JCTR

Introducing Food, Energy Subsidies in Zambia “will not be sustainable”: Jesuit Scholars

Jun 8, 2022

Introducing subsidies on food and energy in Zambia as advised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is not going to be sustainable, Jesuit scholars in the Southern African nation have told the government. 

Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square on Oct. 22, 2016. Credit: Mazur/

Pope Francis Calls for Global COVID-19 Recovery Plan in Message to World Bank and IMF

Apr 8, 2021

Pope Francis appealed for a global coronavirus recovery plan in a message to participants in the spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Logo International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

Catholic Leaders in Africa Join Global Calls to Cancel Developing Countries’ Debts

Oct 13, 2020

Catholic leaders in Africa have joined the more than 140 other Christian groups’ representatives from across the world who are calling on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to cancel developing nations’ debts amid COVID-19 challenges.