Are the Jesuits fostering famine in Zambia? In their defence of domestic economic interests have they become insensitive to hunger? A group of American and European scientists are accusing some Jesuits of committing a crime against the poor. A document challenging the position of these Jesuits was delivered to James Nicholson, US Ambassador to the Holy See, and to Andrew Natsios, head of the US Agency for International Development. A copy was forwarded to Father General and called for his intervention. What are the reasons for this controversy?