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Pope Francis’ four day visit to South Korea which ended Monday could already be bearing fruit in helping to provide justice for victims of one of the country’s worst ferry disasters. Following words of consolation the Holy Father offered relatives of victims who died during the sinking of the Sewol ferry earlier ...read more
Articles from section "Natural and Human Disasters"
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
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 …read more
A Catholic priest in the Philippines is urging the public to celebrate Christmas even if they choose to make their celebrations more austere this year and do without parties in solidarity …read more