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A relative of a miner is seen near the coal mine where 10 miners were trapped Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, after a collapse in the Agujita community, Sabinas municipality, Coahuila state, Mexico.

Mexican bishops offer prayers for trapped miners

Aug 5, 2022

By David Ramos

Ten miners remain trapped in a coal mine in Sabinas, Coahuila state, after a breach during an excavation caused flooding. Read more

A motorcyclist crashed into the wooden door of Our Lady of Valvanera Church in Bogotá, Colombia, on July 25, 2022. There were no serious injuries reported.

Motorcyclist in Colombia crashes through church door at full speed

Jul 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

The motorcyclist had no serious injuries and was able to stand up on his own. Read more

Ngu Quoc “Peter” Tran, who was killed in a hit-and-run accident on May 11, 2021.

Metuchen seminarian killed in hit-and-run accident in New York City

May 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

A seminarian for the Diocese of Metuchen was killed Tuesday evening in a hit-and-run accident in Manhattan.  Read more

Basketballs are seen outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School, where Kobe Bryant, after his death, on Jan. 27, 2020

At Kobe and Gianna Bryant's parish, prayer and Masses for crash victims

Jan 27, 2020

Hours before he died Sunday, basketball superstar Kobe Bryant knelt in prayer at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church... Read more

Sister of Mercy.

Michigan nun killed in hit-and-run remembered for her faith

Aug 22, 2017

Michigan nun Sister Joseph Marie Ruessman of the Alma Sisters of Mercy, who was killed in a hit-and-run on Thursday,... Read more

Father Patrick Dowling. Courtesy of the Diocese of Jefferson City.

Mystery priest in Missouri rescue comes forward

Aug 12, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The mysterious Missouri priest who gave anointing to a woman in her wrecked car near Center, Mo. has been identified... Read more

Mysterious Missouri priest showed up to pray with crash victim

Aug 8, 2013

After emergency responders spent an hour trying to remove a young woman from her wrecked car near Center, Mo., a... Read more

Bishop Gennaro Pascarella blesses the coffins of the 38 bus crash victims on July 30, 2013. ANSA/Ettore Ferrari.

Pope joins in prayers for Italian bus crash victims

Jul 30, 2013

Pope Francis has sent his “deepest condolences” and is offering “fervent prayers” as family and friends gathered today to mourn... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput prays for building collapse victims

Jun 5, 2013

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia offered his prayers to those affected by a building collapse on the morning of... Read more

Christine Allen. Photo courtesy of Wyoming Catholic College.

Wyoming Catholic mourns student killed on hike with family

May 8, 2013

Wyoming Catholic College is grieving the loss of freshman Christine Allen, who died on May 7 after falling during a... Read more

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Colombian archbishop offers prayers after bus accident deaths

Dec 18, 2012

A Colombian archbishop offered his solidarity and condolences to the families and friends of the 27 victims who died in... Read more