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Pope Francis has reached out to victims of the tragic continuing wildfire that broke out last Saturday in the the port city of Valparaiso, Chile. Though now contained, the fire took at least 15 lives and left thousands homeless. Pope Francis issued a message to the victims through Secretary of State Cardinal Piet...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Here is a message from the president of theCatholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, Archbishop Socrates Villegas. * * * EIGHT days after Christmas, they gave the Child His name, He …read more
Pope Francis has asked the papal nuncio to the Philippines, Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, to celebrate Christmas with typhoon victims still suffering from the natural disaster. The 'Super …read more
Families in the Philippines are struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Hayian in this Christmas, “just like Jesus and his parents.” This was the observation made by Fr. Shay …read more
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 …read more
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