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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"
The Holy Father remembered the victims of flooding in the Italian island of Sardinia today in a message to the President of the Episcopal Conference of Sardinia. Pope Francis also led the …read more
Here is a translation of the words spoken by Archbishop Giovanni Angelo Becciu, Substitute of the Secretariat of State, at the conclusion of the funeral rites for some of the victims of the …read more
The city of Olbia, on the island of Sardinia, is in mourning as a funeral took place today for the victims of the tragic flooding that engulfed the island on Tuesday. The funeral took place …read more
Here is a translation of the telegram that the Secretary of State, Archbishop Pietro Parolin, sent in the name of Pope Francis, to the President of the Sardinian Episcopal Conference to …read more
Here is a message from the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travelers for Thursday's celebration of World Fisheries Day. In sending the message, the council noted that half of the victims …read more