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An organization supported by Catholics in Canada annouced last month that it was able to provide housing for 400 families in Haiti affected by the 2010 earthquake. On February 7, 2014, four years after the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010, the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CC...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
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
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