Aug 21, 2013 - 04:46 pm .- A combination of seasonal monsoon rains and a tropical storm off the coast of the Philippines has caused massive damage to homes and property, leaving hundreds of thousands in need.
Jun 24, 2013 - 06:15 pm .- The Catholic Bishops Conference of India issued a June 21 statement voicing deep “solidarity” and “concern” for victims of severe flooding in the Uttarakhand region.
Jun 13, 2013 - 03:48 pm .- A massive forest fire in Colorado Springs has destroyed more homes than any previous fire in the state, prompting the local Catholic Charities head to ask for prayers for the victims and for an end to the blaze.
May 22, 2013 - 03:52 am .- As he hosted his weekly Wednesday audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis made his fourth appeal for prayer for the victims of the tornado that killed 24 people in Oklahoma.
May 21, 2013 - 03:15 pm .- Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City traveled to Moore today to give his support and concern to those devastated by the tornado that swept through the town yesterday, May 20.
May 21, 2013 - 08:08 am .- Pope Francis sent special condolences to those parents who lost their children in a tornado that killed around 100 people in Oklahoma.
May 3, 2013 - 05:04 pm .- Six months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Caribbean and hit the northeastern U.S., coastal community members continue to struggle through the difficult process of rebuilding their lives.
Apr 17, 2013 - 06:21 am .- Pope Francis is praying for the victims of the earthquake that killed 35 and injured 100 in Iran and Pakistan.
Apr 4, 2013 - 05:52 am .- The Pope is praying for the 54 people who have died in flooding that hit two cities in Argentina and is also appealing for aid to those made homeless by the disaster.??
Jan 11, 2013 - 04:03 pm .- Three years after the island nation of Haiti was rocked by a devastating earthquake, efforts to rebuild the local Church have made progress, but there is still much to be done.
Dec 7, 2012 - 02:00 am .- Catholic relief agencies are working to help the victims of Typhoon Bopha, the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year.
Dec 2, 2012 - 07:38 pm .- The faith and generosity that Catholics in the borough of Queens are displaying as they struggle to get through the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Sandy are an inspiration to Father Richard J. Ahlemeyer.
Nov 13, 2012 - 12:03 pm .- President Otto Perez of Guatemala canceled his visit with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican set for Nov.15 after a second earthquake rocked the Central American country.
Nov 7, 2012 - 04:02 am .- Catholic Charities affiliates are continuing to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as another storm heads for the region.
Nov 2, 2012 - 04:01 am .- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy’s destructive passage across the East Coast, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York expressed his “solidarity in love and prayer with so many who are suffering.”
Oct 31, 2012 - 05:17 pm .- Catholic Charities agencies along the East Coast are working to assess the damage left by Hurricane Sandy and respond to the needs of those left in its wake.
Oct 31, 2012 - 12:33 pm .- The secretary general of Caritas Cuba said it will take years for the eastern section of the country to recover from Hurricane Sandy but that the local Church is bringing relief to thousands of victims.
Oct 31, 2012 - 11:32 am .- At the Oct. 31 general audience, Pope Benedict offered prayers for the victims of Hurricane Sandy which ravaged the East Coast of the United States early this week.
Oct 29, 2012 - 05:03 pm .- As much of the East Coast braces for Hurricane Sandy, the Church is helping local people prepare for the storm, reaching out to offer shelter to the homeless and organizing disaster response efforts.
Oct 23, 2012 - 01:39 am .- The recent flooding of the Gave River left a “landscape of desolation” for cleanup workers as they began to remove mud and debris from the Lourdes shrine on Oct. 21.