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Pope Francis is encouraging prayer after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas on Wednesday night killed as many as 15 people and wounded more than 160 others. The Holy Father exhorted the faithful to pray via his Twitter account, @pontifex. "Please join me in praying for the victims of the explosion in T...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Argentina still suffers social repercussions left by the military dictatorship. Over the past 10 years she has suffered economic crises that left more than 50% of the population under the …read more
Benedict XVI today concluded his weekly general audience with an appeal for aid for Indonesia, where flooding this month has devastated the capital. The Pope said he was "following with …read more
The Colorado theater, where in July a dozen people were killed and 58 were injured during a shooting spree, reopened Thursday in a ceremony that included a prayer led by Denver's archbishop. …read more
The Church in the United States is responding to Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school with widespread assurances of support and prayer. Newtown, in the Diocese of …read more
Devastation has struck the Philippines as Typhoon Bopha slammed into the town of Mindanao on Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of 160,000 people and leaving hundreds dead. The 160 mph winds from …read more