Last article of section "Natural and Human Disasters"
Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga has warned that the world is facing the greatest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War. Opening a High Level Caritas meeting 15-17 September in Rome for the crises in the Middle East, he made an impassioned call for peace. “Further vio...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
A Vatican cardinal visiting the Philippines on behalf of Pope Francis as a gesture of consolation and spiritual closeness to the population after super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has raised …read more
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, a few minutes before 5 in the afternoon, an earthquake devastated Haiti, leaving at least 230,000 dead and affecting more than 3 million in a population of 9 …read more
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