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World Food Program head David Beasley meets Pope Francis at the Vatican Jan. 28, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Meets World Food Program Head as Agency Warns about Child Hunger

Jan 28, 2021

Pope Francis met on Thursday with the head of the World Food Program, as the organization issued a warning that more than 300 million children are going hungry amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square, Nov. 27, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Pope Francis Makes Donation to World Food Programme as Pandemic Causes Rising Hunger

Jul 4, 2020

Pope Francis has made a donation to the World Food Programme as the organization works to feed 270 million people this year amid rising hunger caused by the coronavirus pandemic.