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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"
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, has called for a day of prayer and fasting this Saturday for the victims of the typhoon that struck the Philippines last week. The cardinal …read more
Here is a statement from the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travelers, regarding a special fund set up for the Philippines. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Once again, we have …read more
The Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant People, through the Apostleship of the Sea (AOS), has set up a special fund to assist fisherman and seafarers affected by super typhoon …read more
After the catechesis at the general audience today, Pope Francis again renewed his appeal for an end to the tragedy in Syria. He also mentioned the people of the Philippinessuffering the …read more
The U.S. bishops send their solidarity and support for the people of the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. …read more