Posted by: APO | 21 July 2017

Pope Francis donates to FAO to assist drought and conflict-stricken populations in East Africa

In an unprecedented move, Pope Francis has symbolically donated €25,000 to FAO’s efforts supporting people facing food insecurity and famine in East Africa. Pope Francis said the funds are “a symbolic contribution to an FAO programme that provides seeds to rural families in areas affected by the combined effects of conflicts and drought.” The pontiff’s remarks were contained in a letter written… Read more on


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