Shipping bill could cut aid to millions, Catholic leaders warn

Washington D.C., Jun 3, 2014 / 12:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Leaders of Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called on the Senate to defeat a legislative provision which could reduce the number of U.S. food aid recipients by up to 2 million. “According to the Administration this proposed change would increase the costs of shipping international food aid commodities by at least $75 million annually and result in at least two million people worldwide losing … [Read more...]