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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