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Pope Francis has expressed his "closeness" to the people of Glasgow following a helicopter tragedy last Friday night. At least nine people were killed and twelve were injured when a police helicopter crashed onto the roof of the Clutha Vaults pub filled with clients. In a message sent to Glasgow Archbishop Phi...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
A Catholic priest in the Philippines is urging the public to celebrate Christmas even if they choose to make their celebrations more austere this year and do without parties in solidarity …read more
Here is a pastoral statement from the bishops of the Philippines regarding the earthquake and typhoon that devastated the nation this month. The statement was published on the Feast of Christ …read more
During a brief, somber ceremony yesterday in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis offered words of comfort to the Filipino community in Rome. The Holy Father blessed a mosaic of St. Pedro …read more
Yesterday in St. Peter's basilica, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, Pope Francis met with the Filipino community in Rome, on the occasion of the blessing of the mosaic depicting Saint Peter …read more
A Vatican official has conveyed the Holy See's admiration for the strength shown by the Filipino peoples in the face of tragic typhoon that struck last week. Msgr. Paul Tighe, secretary of …read more