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Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia  -- Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an...

After dust settles, earthquake was ‘non-event’ in Dover

Dialog editor The great 2017 earthquake of Dover was really more hype than headline. Father James Lentini, pastor of Holy Cross parish in Dover, said the...

Mexican bishop, Caritas staffer say situation serious, complicated after quake

MEXICO CITY — A Catholic bishop and a Caritas worker in Mexico said the situation was extremely serious after the Sept. 19 earthquake, and...

Mexicans pitch in to help after earthquake

Catholic News Service MEXICO CITY — Mexican church leaders offered prayers and urged generosity after an earthquake struck the national capital and its environs, claiming...

Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake

VATICAN CITY — As search and rescue operations continued in central Mexico, where more than 200 people died after a strong earthquake Sept. 19,...

Wounds of past trials can strengthen the future, pope says

Catholic News Service ROME — While the wounds of past trials have healed, the scars that remain will serve as a reminder of strength and...

Priests celebrate Masses outdoors after massive earthquake in Italy

Catholic News Service ROME — Priests in central Italy were instructed to celebrate Mass outdoors following another devastating earthquake that rocked the region and brought...

U.S. archbishop, pilgrims were celebrating Mass in Norcia when earthquakes struck

Catholic News Service ROME — U.S. Archbishop Alexander K. Sample was preparing to celebrate Mass Oct. 26 with Benedictine monks in Norcia when the first...

Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for Italy’s earthquake victims

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Hearing the mayor of Amatrice in central Italy say his town no longer exists and knowing there were children...

Bleak Christmas faces church in quake-ravaged Nepal amid crippling blockade

  THRISSUR, India (CNS) -- Catholics in Nepal are preparing for a bleak Christmas because of an economic blockade imposed by neighboring India. Church officials told...

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