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The Vatican has urged the G20 to hold a summit to discuss global food prices. The Vatican's permanent observer at the UN in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, said the meeting should be held before the end of the year, otherwise it will be too late. The main topic on the agenda is to stabilize food prices and press agricultural monopolies over speculating.
The Holy See rarely meddles in economy but starvation is definitely within its competence. The world is obviously facing another food crisis, similar to the one we had in 2008, when people in 30 countries joined food riots.