Tag: Earthquakes

Quakes severely damage historic Puerto Rico convent of Sisters of Fatima

Quakes severely damage historic Puerto Rico convent of Sisters of Fatima

| Rebecca Torrellas | January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

To an island still recovering from the devastation Hurricane Maria left behind in 2017, the repeated tremors, earthquakes and aftershocks since Dec. 28 have added another level of stress for Puerto Rico’s citizens, as well as its power plants and water plants.

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Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jose Lebron-Sanabria, a Knight of Columbus and a general insurance agent for the fraternal organization, is coordinating assistance to Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of devastating earthquakes.

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Bishop calls for prayers after pair of quakes rattle Californians

Bishop calls for prayers after pair of quakes rattle Californians

Bishop Gerald R. Barnes of San Bernardino asked for prayers for those who were put in harm’s way by a pair of earthquakes that struck California on consecutive days in early July.

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Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims

Pope leads 11,000 pilgrims praying rosary for quake victims

| Cindy Wooden | August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hearing the mayor of Amatrice in central Italy say his town no longer exists and knowing there were children who died Aug. 24 in the earthquakes that struck the region, Pope Francis turned his weekly general audience into a prayer service.

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