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A shopping mall is destroyed after hurricane Otis hit Acapulco on Oct. 25, 2023 in Acapulco, Mexico. Otis made landfall through the coast of Acapulco around midnight of Oct. 25 as a category 5 storm.

Bishops call for solidarity in wake of devastation from hurricanes in Mexico

Oct 26, 2023

By Diego López Colín

In response to the devastation caused by recent hurricanes, the Mexican Bishops’ Conference called for solidarity to “provide generous aid... Read more

A section of the priests’ house at St. John Paul II Rwamishenye Church in the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania was destroyed by the storm Oct. 18, 2023.

‘He hid under the altar’: Tanzanian bishop describes effects of violent storm on church

Oct 21, 2023

By Magdalene Kahiu

St. John Paul II Rwamishenye Church in the Diocese of Bukoba in Tanzania and the parish’s rectory have been destroyed... Read more

Pope Francis prays with journalists on a papal flight August 14, 2014.

Pope Francis urges support for Hurricane Fiona victims

Sep 21, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has called on Christians to support communities in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Fiona. Read more

Chicago's deep freeze continues with single-digit temperatures.

How Catholic Charities is helping the homeless during the 'bomb cyclone'

Jan 5, 2018

By Perry West

Record-breaking cold temperatures and snowfall in the eastern United States this week have delayed flights, cancelled school, and closed workplaces.  Read more

Super Typhoon Haiyan Centered Over Panay Island in the Philippines, Nov. 8, 2013.

Faithful pray in Philippines as Typhoon Haiyan strikes

Nov 8, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

As Typhoon Haiyan – one of the strongest storms in history – hit the islands of the Philippines today, the... Read more