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Screenshot of video footage showing the destruction of Saint Pius X Church in La Palma in the Canary Islands on Sept. 26, 2021.

Video: Lava destroys church on La Palma in Canary Islands

Sep 27, 2021

By David Ramos

Lava from the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma in the Canary Islands destroyed the church of... Read more

La Soufrière in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, in the southern Caribbean, erupts April 9, 2021.

Pope Francis prays for people displaced by St. Vincent volcano eruptions

Apr 23, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The volcano La Soufrière, dormant since 1979, has erupted multiple times since April 9. Read more

St. Vincent Flag. / Lee Coursey via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

As St. Vincent volcano erupts, Catholics ask for prayers

Apr 11, 2021

“While we continue to pray for our nation we ask that you especially remember those who have been displaced,” the... Read more

Scenes from shelters in Escuintla, Guatemala, after the Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Catholic churches offer relief after Guatemala's deadly volcano eruption

Jun 5, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Three Catholic churches in Guatemala have opened their doors to shelter victims of Sunday’s sudden volcano eruption that devastated villages... Read more

Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, May 5, 2018. Public Domain.

As Hawaii volcano rumbles, Catholic agencies help those in need

May 17, 2018

With ongoing volcanic activity continuing to threaten the area surrounding Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, local Catholics are offering a helping hand... Read more

Calbuco volcano eruption in Chile.

God has not abandoned us, Chilean bishop says after volcano eruption

Apr 30, 2015

Facing devastation from the unexpected eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile, Archbishop Cristian Caro of Puerto Montt, one... Read more

The eruption of Mount Sinabung, Feb. 1, 2014.

Churches offer refuge to Indonesians fleeing volcano

Feb 4, 2014

Following a Feb. 1 volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island Sumatra, the local Church has been providing shelter and assistance... Read more