The World Meeting of Families’ Hunger and Homelessness Committee brought politicians, business leaders, religious leaders and community members together with many people who suffer food insecurity on Sept. 10 for a Community Table dinner meant to raise awareness of the needs of the poor, and to reflect Pope Francis’s concern for them. The evening gave people of various backgrounds the opportunity to learn from one another and share ideas on how to address the problems faced by those who struggle with hardship.
Food for the event was prepared by culinary students of Mercy Vocational High School in Philadelphia. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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