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Immaculate Conception Church in Puerto Rico severely damaged after earthquake that...

WASHINGTON -- At least one person has died and one Catholic Church was destroyed by the latest of a series of earthquakes to rock...

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello resigns in wake of protests over...

VATICAN CITY -- After nearly two weeks of massive protests in the fallout of scandals involving corruption and offensive private messages, Gov. Ricardo Rossello...

Puerto Rican governor’s actions set off ‘time bomb,’ bishop says

VATICAN CITY — The president of the Puerto Rican bishops’ conference said the actions of Gov. Ricardo Rossello and his administration were the final...

Puerto Rico getting back on feet ‘step by step,’ but long...

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year ago, Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a category 4 storm, and afterward 11-year-old Marco Lebron’s first thought...

Puerto Rico still suffering; Extension campaign aims to help parishes

CHICAGO -- Six months after Hurricane Maria wreaked unprecedented devastation on Puerto Rico, the island is still suffering, and much of the relief and...

Puerto Ricans see link between poverty, hurricane deaths

Catholic News Service   LARES, Puerto Rico  -- Hurricane-related deaths in Puerto Rico have been attributed to drowning and illness, but many Puerto Ricans, including local...

Much of Puerto Rico still has no power, aid distribution facing...

By Catholic News Service CAGUAS, Puerto Rico — The only way a military veteran who works for the Diocese of Caguas could get a message...

A week after surviving hurricane, Puerto Ricans beg for help

More than a week after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, much of the island remained without communication and in desperate need of humanitarian aid. News...

Jesuit in Puerto Rico calls hurricane damage ‘apocalyptic’

Catholic News Service It took a couple of days for Jesuit Father Flavio Bravo to venture out and survey the devastation of Hurricane Maria, with...

Catholics in Puerto Rico deal with Hurricane Maria’s wrath

Catholic News Service Authorities say it may take months for electricity to fully return to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria pummeled the island and its...

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