Tag: Earthquake

Earthquake felt in North Carolina brings reading during Sunday Mass to life

Earthquake felt in North Carolina brings reading during Sunday Mass to life

| Patricia L. Guilfoyle | August 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Scripture really came alive Aug. 9 for Catholics in Charlotte.

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Puerto Rico reels under successive earthquakes; Catholic church damaged

Puerto Rico reels under successive earthquakes; Catholic church damaged

| Dennis Sadowski | January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

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

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Catholic Charities strove to meet challenges of natural disasters

Catholic Charities strove to meet challenges of natural disasters

| Mark Pattison | December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hurricane, fire, flood and even earthquake, Catholic Charities agencies did their best to help thousands of their fellow residents through some of the worst natural disasters they had ever encountered.

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Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 1,200 people dead.

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Catholics collect aid for victims of deadly Indonesian earthquake

Catholics collect aid for victims of deadly Indonesian earthquake

| July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic groups have collected and are distributing aid for thousands of people affected by a deadly earthquake that struck Lombok, Indonesia’s popular tourist island.

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Mexicans give thanks for quake survival to St. Jude Thaddeus

Mexicans give thanks for quake survival to St. Jude Thaddeus

| David Agren | September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Teresa Hernandez considers it a miracle. Her uncle and nephew were trapped under the rubble of an apartment building in northern Mexico City after the Sept. 19 earthquake and managed to get out.

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Mexican Catholic youths transporting quake relief shot, robbed, raped

Mexican Catholic youths transporting quake relief shot, robbed, raped

| David Agren | September 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Members of a Catholic youth group were shot at and robbed as they transported earthquake relief to southern Mexico, leaving two volunteers hospitalized. Another volunteer was sexually assaulted.

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Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concern about politicians

Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concern about politicians

| David Agren | September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Donations from Caritas chapters across Mexico started streaming into affected areas after an earthquake rocked central Mexico Sept. 19, claiming more than 300 lives, leveling homes and churches and leaving thousands homeless.

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Church-based charities provide earthquake relief in Mexico

Church-based charities provide earthquake relief in Mexico

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of two earthquakes in the span of two weeks in Mexico church-based relief agencies have been on the ground providing food, shelter and repairs.

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Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake

Pope prays for victims of Mexico quake

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

As search and rescue operations continued in central Mexico, where more than 200 people died after a strong earthquake Sept. 19, Pope Francis offered his prayers for the victims.

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Bishop, Caritas staffer say situation in Mexico serious, much aid needed

Bishop, Caritas staffer say situation in Mexico serious, much aid needed

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Catholic bishop and a Caritas worker in Mexico said the situation was extremely serious after the Sept. 19 earthquake, and much aid would be needed.

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Church leaders offer prayers, Mexicans pitch in after earthquake

Church leaders offer prayers, Mexicans pitch in after earthquake

| David Agren | September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mexican church leaders offered prayers and urged generosity after an earthquake struck the national capital and its environs, claiming more than 240 lives — including at least 20 children trapped in a collapsed school.

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