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Pope Francis prays in St. Peter's Basilica on June 14, 2020.

Pope Francis prays for people affected by California wildfires

Oct 11, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis expressed his concern Sunday for people suffering from the effects of wildfires in California and South America.  Read more

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Archbishop Gomez asks for prayers for those impacted by Calif. fires 

Oct 28, 2019

As 16 wildfires continue to incinerate thousands of acres of land in California, destroying businesses and homes, Archbishop Jose Gomez... Read more

Smoke plume from the 416 Fire near Durango, CO on June 1, 2018.

As wildfires burn in southwest US, Catholics offer prayer, support

Jun 6, 2018

As ongoing wildfires rage through the southwest region of the United States, local dioceses are offering their prayers and support... Read more

Fire consumes a barn as an out of control wildfire moves through the area in Glen Ellen, Calif., Oct 9, 2017.

Bishop Vasa on California fires: 'Our diocese has been hit hard'

Oct 12, 2017

By Mary Farrow

While firefighters in northern California are currently battling 17 wildfires in five counties, Bishop Robert Vasa of the Diocese of... Read more