Articles on this issue "earthquake"
John Paul II expressed his personal sorrow and his closeness to the Salvadoran people, reeling under the impact of a second deadly earthquake in a month. The National Emergency Committee said …read more
John Paul II sent two special envoys to express his closeness to the victims of the earthquake that devastated the Indian state of Gujarat. They are the apostolic nuncio in the country, …read more
In the wake of the Jan. 26 earthquake, Vishnu Hindu Parishad, the World Hindu Council, has appealed to the population to boycott aid from Christian organizations. A few days ago, news leaked …read more
Caritas-India is concentrating its relief efforts in the poor rural regions of the earthquake-devastated state of Gujarat. Ten days after the Jan. 26 disaster, death counts are still not …read more
There has been no widespread corruption in the distribution of aid to victims of the Jan. 13 earthquake in El Salvador, an archbishop says. Archbishop Fernando Saenz Lacalle of San Salvador, …read more
The Catholic Church has launched a campaign to collect $114.3 million to construct durable homes for 1.1 million people affected by the Jan. 13 earthquake. Father Jesus Delgado, who celebrated …read more