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View of damages caused by the passage of Hurricane Otis in Acapulco, Guerrero State, Mexico, on Oct. 31, 2023. Otis smashed into the port city early on Oct. 25 with winds of 165 miles per hour, leaving a trail of destruction.

Hurricane Otis: Acapulco archbishop calls on faithful to help ‘our brothers in need’

Oct 31, 2023

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Archbishop Leopoldo González González of Acapulco, Mexico, expressed his closeness to those affected by Hurricane Otis. Read more

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

Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California.

Thomas Aquinas College reports minimal damage amid tropical storm, earthquake

Aug 22, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Tropical Storm Hilary made landfall in California as the first such storm to hit the state in 84 years. Read more

United States Naval Research Laboratory's infrared-gray satellite image of Hurricane Ian.

Florida bishop calls for prayers ahead of Hurricane Ian

Sep 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Gregory L. Parkes of St. Petersburg asked for prayers for “protection during the storm.” Read more

Pope Francis makes the Sign of the Cross April 18, 2018.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Hurricane Ida

Sep 5, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Hurricane Ida was one of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall on the U.S. mainland. Read more

Damage from Hurricane Ida

‘We took the direct hit’: Louisiana diocese in ‘some crisis’ a week after Ida

Sep 3, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Nearly a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, the Diocese of Houma-Thibodeaux is still without electricity. Many parts... Read more

Damage at St. Stephen's Catholic School in New Orleans

‘We'll get through it’: New Orleans pastor looks to rebuild after Ida

Sep 2, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A New Orleans pastor whose parish school was severely damaged in Hurricane Ida is bracing himself for a “big expense,”... Read more

Damage to a bridge in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala following Hurricane Eta.

Hurricane Eta pounds Central America, Catholic Relief Services responds

Nov 6, 2020

Catholic Relief Services is working to aid relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Eta, which tore through Central America... Read more

A Puerto Rico National Guard Soldier helps a couple after Hurricane Maria. Photo by Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos PRNG-PAO.

Puerto Rican bishops offer message of hope after hurricanes

Sep 29, 2017

The Puerto Rican bishops’ conference issued a message of hope to Puerto Ricans after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed much... Read more